By Stanley Harrold

ISBN-10: 0813119065

ISBN-13: 9780813119069

" in the American antislavery flow, abolitionists have been distinctive from others within the move in advocating, at the foundation of ethical precept, the quick emancipation of slaves and equivalent rights for black humans. rather than concentrating on the ""immediatists"" as items of northern tradition, as many earlier historians have performed, Stanley Harrold examines their involvement with antislavery motion within the South--particularly within the zone that bordered the loose states. How, he asks, did antislavery motion within the South support form abolitionist ideals and guidelines within the interval best as much as the Civil struggle? Harrold explores the interplay of northern abolitionist, southern white emancipators, and southern black liberators in fostering a continuous antislavery specialize in the South, and integrates southern antislavery motion into an realizing of abolitionist reform tradition. He discusses the impression of abolitionist missionaries, who preached an antislavery gospel to the enslaved in addition to to the unfastened. Harrold additionally bargains an evaluate of the impression of such actions at the coming of the Civil struggle and Reconstruction.

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It came, they contended, because fanatical northern abolitionists and their political allies undermined a bisectional consensus that would have allowed the South to work out the problem of slavery on its own. In Craven and Randall's analysis irresponsible northern abolitionists could have little to do with a southern antislavery movement that Adams, Phillips, and others described as conservative and responsible. Instead, in order to Page 16 explain the origins of northern abolitionism, the Revisionists relied on the work of Phillips's student Barnes, who traced immediatism to northern evangelicalism.

Page 1 Introduction This is a book about the American antislavery movement, the nation's most important reform movement of the nineteenth century. The antislavery effort contributed to the coming of the Civil War and affected issues of race in ways that continue to impact American society on the verge of the twenty-first century. Because of its importance, the antislavery movement has inspired countless studies. Many of them focus on the abolitioniststhe men and women who were the most outspoken opponents of slavery.

Craven, James G. Randall, and others argued that the Civil War was an avoidable tragedy. It came, they contended, because fanatical northern abolitionists and their political allies undermined a bisectional consensus that would have allowed the South to work out the problem of slavery on its own. In Craven and Randall's analysis irresponsible northern abolitionists could have little to do with a southern antislavery movement that Adams, Phillips, and others described as conservative and responsible.

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