Intersection of Abolitionism with Other Reform Movements Abolitionism and Pacifism/Anti-War, Womenís Rights,and Modern Civil Rights Movement
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Introductory Overview Essay
Theory of Abolition Movement Understanding Sources of Mobilization for AbolitionistReform Economic Change and Abolitionist Reform
Historical Development of Abolition Movement Slave Resistance as Abolitionism Gradual Abolitionism Rise of Immediatist Abolitionism and Moral Suasion Tactics Abolitionist Schism over Tactics Black Abolitionists Abolitionist Resistance to Fugitive Slave Law Abolitionists and Territorial Question Abolitionists, the Civil War, and Emancipation Policy Abolitionists, Reconstruction, and Freedmenís Rights
Key Moments Freedom Journal founded (1820) Founding of American Anti-Slavery Society (1833) Murder of Elijah Lovejoy (1837) Burning of Pennsylvania Hall (1838) James G. Birney Runs for President (1840 & 1844) Harriet Beecher Stowe Publishes Uncle Tomís Cabin (1852) Anthony Burns Rendition (1854) Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
Legacy of the Abolitionist Movement
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