Atlas of Slavery

Atlas of Slavery

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Barry Popchok. (Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 1995). Thomas Corwin, Chairman of the House Committee of Thirty-three, proposed a constitutional amendment protecting slavery where it exists that could never be further amended without approval of slaveholding states. Letter, 1 April 1862, from Cornelius Van Houten, Battery B, New Jersey Artillery, to his father, Ralph Van Houten, Morris County, New Jersey, detailing the unit's trip to Fortress Monroe, describing the burnt town of Hampton, Virginia, and commenting on the Monitor.
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History of the American Abolitionist Movement: A Collection

History of the American Abolitionist Movement: A Collection

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Despite significant anti-war activity in the state and southern Indiana's ancestral ties to the Southern United States, it did not secede from the Union. C., before being mustered out in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Topics include the capture of Petersburg and casualties in his company. Slaves on outlying plantations, seeing them in uniform, simply laid down their hoes, picked up discarded guns, and followed the troops back to their camp. He gathered 7,000 men, women, and children into a camp and Deep fork.
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Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

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He had a vast superiority of numbers, and was able to bring 14,000 troops to bear on a mile long line held by only 2,000 Confederates. A more sophisticated response to the trade was to note that, without the Constitution, the states could keep the trade open indefinitely because the Congress under the Articles of Confederation had no power to regulate commerce, but under the Constitution it would be possible, in just twenty years, to end the international slave trade.
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Sojourner Truth: Prophet of Social Justice (Routledge

Sojourner Truth: Prophet of Social Justice (Routledge

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Louisiana supplies to Texas a market for her surplus wheat, grain and stock; both States have large areas of fertile, uncultivated lands, peculiarly adapted to slave labor; and they are both so deeply interested in African slavery that it may be said to be absolutely necessary to their existence, and is the keystone to the arch of their prosperity. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. The Civil War in Indian Territory. (Los Angeles: Morrison & Morrison, 1974.) Fischer, LeRoy H., editor The Western States in the Civil War: Six for the Union; Three for the Confederacy. (Manhattan, Kansas: Journal of the West XIV:1[January, 1975].) Fischer, LeRoy H., and Kenny A.
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In Battle for Peace (The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois): The Story

In Battle for Peace (The Oxford W. E. B. Du Bois): The Story

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The historic details he shares bring Tubman and many other important figures of her time to life. Constitution, and Arkansas was officially readmitted to the Union on June 22, 1868. This attracted the national news media as well as others who joined the cause, like community leaders and members of the clergy. Related Resources Buying and selling human beings - examines slave trade from the shores of Africa to the markets of Charleston, including capture, the Middle Passage, auctions and cost, and the separation of families Everyday life - labor and living conditions ... describes work loads, accountability systems, rice cultivation, slave quarters, clothing, and diet Slavery at South Carolina College, 1801-1865 - documenting the role slaves played in the early years of the college that became the University of South Carolina White opinion - collection of online letters, diaries, and books written by nineteenth-century white South Carolinians documenting their attitudes toward slavery Free Persons of Color in Charleston, SC, before the Civil War - everything from where they worked to where they lived ... also explains how they obtained their freedom, the competition they faced from white laborers, and the increasing limits imposed on them by South Carolina's fearful white government The Freed Men of South Carolina - 1862 - conditions of Sea Island freedmen according to Port Royal Relief Committee's J.
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Black Walden: Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord,

Black Walden: Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord,

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The question whether Mason, Slidell and Co., were themselves contraband, was only raised and could only be raised because the Palmerston journals had broadcast the lie that Captain Wilkes had neither searched for dispatches, nor seized dispatches. Only Virginia and Tennessee exceeded Missouri in the number of clashes within the state boundaries. While most African-American soldiers drafted into the Union Army were discriminated against and confined to colored units, they still played a major role in bringing about a Union victory.
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Biography of an Antislavery City: Antislavery Advocates,

Biography of an Antislavery City: Antislavery Advocates,

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Letter, 3 July 1864, from Henry Augustus Eaton (1838-1864), 17th Vermont Infantry near Petersburg, to his mother Sarah Eaton in Champaign County, Illinois. New Englanders felt threatened by the West, which drained off the ablest and most vigorous members of the labor force and also, once the railroad network was complete, produced wool and grain that undersold the products of the poor New England hill country.
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William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred (The David Brion Davis

William Lloyd Garrison at Two Hundred (The David Brion Davis

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These materials document Confederate veterans who served in battalions and two independent companies of Virginia Cavalry. In this manner Polk, Pierce, Buchanan, etc., became Presidents. Letter, 2 April 1863, from John Nathaniel Peed, at camp near Laytons, Virginia, to his mother, Nancy P. Discusses the generals and campaigns, the irregular warfare in Missouri, the home front in the West, and the relationship of the Western theater to the whole war in about equal parts.
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Redeeming the Great Emancipator (The Nathan I. Huggins

Redeeming the Great Emancipator (The Nathan I. Huggins

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Each year, plan to attend BYU's Easter Conference. Congress passes bills granting the franchise to black men in the territories of Nebraska and Colorado, over President Johnson's veto. But her officers reported low ammunition, a leak in the bow, and difficulty in keeping up steam. Urban purchasing power declined dramatically, government extension programs were curtailed, infrastructure collapsed, the deregulation of the grain market and the influx of 'food aid led to the impoverishment of farming communities.' i.e. the commodities market.
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Edmund G. Ross: Soldier, Senator, Abolitionist

Edmund G. Ross: Soldier, Senator, Abolitionist

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Encyclopedia of the Confederacy (4 vol), 1993. 1900 pages, articles by scholars. Cromwell then perpetrated a messier massacre at Wexford. Letters, 1860-1866, of Sally Louisa Tompkins (1833-1916) consisting of a letter, 28 August 1860, to her brother Christopher (1813-1877) informing him that she took his carriage to Frazers and that she misses the family; a letter, 22 July 1861, to her sister Ellen celebrating the Southern victory at the first battle of Manassas (Bull Run); and a letter, 7 December 1866, to her brother concerning the removal of the remains of her sister Maria (1831-1864) to a different cemetery and having tombstones for Maria and for Tompkins� mother, Maria Booth Patterson Tompkins (1791-1854).
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