By Reyna Eisenstark

From John Adams to the ladies who supported abolition, this quantity offers a finished historical past of the abolitionist circulation. starting with a historic clarification of the African slave exchange and its function in American historical past, Abolitionism explores each very important individual, occasion, and factor that helped push the North and South toward the Civil warfare. This ebook additionally contains colourful sidebars that includes basic source files just like the Gettysburg deal with and narratives from Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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On January 25, 1871, Garrett died at the age of 81. Thousands of people, black and white, came to his funeral. As he requested, African American F– G 42 ✪ Garrett, Thomas (1789–1871) pallbearers carried Garrett’s coffin on their shoulders to the Wilmington Friends Meeting House. ” See also: Fugitive Slave Law; Garrison, William Lloyd; Immediatism; Quakers; Slavery; Thirteenth Amendment; Uncle Tom’s Cabin; Underground Railroad. FURTHERREADING McGlowan, James A. Station Master on the Underground Railroad: The Life and Letters of Thomas Garrett, rev.

It had now become profitable for slaveholders to hire slave catchers to find and arrest suspected runaway slaves. Many former slaves who had been living freely in the North fled to Canada, where Southern slaveholders did not have the legal right to retrieve them. It is estimated that approximately 20,000 African Americans migrated to Canada between 1850 and 1860. Some African Americans who had been free their entire lives fled to Canada for fear of being sent into slavery. ” Jacobs, whose autobiography was the first slave narrative written by a woman, remained in New York, even though slave catchers had been hired to track her down.

And that Texas give up the territory it claimed in exchange for $10 million. Clay also proposed that California be admitted as a free state, but to balance it out, he proposed a stronger Fugitive Slave Law that required runaway slaves to be returned to their owners, no matter where they were found. The final attempt In a famous speech on February 6, 1850, Clay argued that keeping the Union together made compromise a necessity. Clay said, “I implore . . ” Henry Clay died in 1852, nine years before the start of the Civil War (1861–1865).

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