William Lloyd Garrison and the Fight Against Slavery Selections from the Liberator

ISBN-10: 0312103867

ISBN-13: 9780312103866

Edition: 1995

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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 11/15/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 206
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Introduction: William Lloyd Garrison and The Fight Against Slavery
"I Could Bring Them to Reason": Garrison in 1835 and 1863
Beginning The Liberator
From Colonization to "Immediate" Abolition
Abolition, Politics, and Violent Means
Slavery: The Historical Record
Morality versus Politics: Strategies for Abolition
Garrison's Punitive Style: The Language of Abolition
Garrison, Douglass, and Racial Prejudice
Endings: Garrison in 1865 and After
The Documents
Address to the American Colonization Society, July 4, 1829
Garrison describes the dangers of slavery to the nation.
1831-1840. The First Decade of The Liberator: Arguments for Abolition
"To the Public," January 1, 1831
Editorial in the first issue of The Liberator
"Working Men," January 1, 1831
Editorial on working-class struggles.
"Truisms," January 8, 1831
Garrison mocks the key tenets of the proslavery argument.
"Walker's Appeal," January 8, 1831
Editorial on David Walker's pamphlet "Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World."
"Removal to Texas," January 22, 1831
Editorial on a colonization scheme.
"We Present Our Patrons . . .," April 23, 1831
A new masthead for The Liberator.
"The Insurrection," September 3, 1831
Editorial on the Nat Turner rebellion.
"Guilt of New-England," January 7, 1832
Garrison demands that the North recognize its culpability in allowing slavery to continue.
On the Constitution and the Union, December 29, 1832
An early critique of the Constitution and the Union.
"Declaration of the National Anti-Slavery Convention," December 14, 1833
A manifesto setting out the aims of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
The Progress of Antislavery, January 23, 1836
From a letter to Samuel J. May.
"Rights of Woman," January 12, 1838
Report on a Boston Lyceum debate over the equality of the sexes.
"Declaration of Sentiments Adopted by the Peace Convention," September 28, 1838
A description of the philosophy of non-resistance.
"Abolition at the Ballot-Box," June 28, 1839
Garrison urges that voters first undergo a moral transformation before using political means to end slavery.
1841-1850: "No Union with Slaveholders!"
On Frederick Douglass, July 1, 1842
Garrison's impressions of the former slave's speech in Barnstable, Massachusetts.
"Address to the Slaves of the United States," June 2, 1843
A pledge of the abolitionists' dedication to antislavery.
"The American Union," January 10, 1845
Garrison advocates "disunion."
"American Colorphobia," June 11, 1847
Garrison responds to a racist article.
Mob Attack on Douglass, August 20, 1847
Description of the hostility Frederick Douglass encountered on a speaking tour in Pennsylvania.
The Death of President Polk, June 22, 1849
John C. Calhoun, Daniel Webster, and the Compromise of 1850, March 15, 1850
An attack on two senators.
1851-1860. Decade of Crisis: The Coming of the Civil War
Review of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, March 26, 1852
Women's Rights, October 28, 1853
Resolutions introduced by Garrison at the Fourth Annual National Women's Rights Convention.
Uncle Tom's Cabin Reconsidered, December 23, 1853
An open letter to Harriet Beecher Stowe.
The Bible and Women's Rights, January 12, 1855
Remarks by Garrison at the Fifth Annual National Women's Rights Convention.
Disunion, June 15, 1855
Garrison explains how "disunion" should take place.
"The `Infidelity' of Abolitionism," December 21, 1855
Editorial on the strong opposition to abolitionism from church and state.
"Southern Degradation," September 19, 1856
Garrison describes how the institution of slavery has corrupted the morality of the white population that supports it.
Dred Scott and Disunion, March 12, 1858
Garrison condems the Dred Scott decision.
"Depravity of the American Press," September 17, 1858
Editorial criticizing newspaper coverage of abolitionist activities.
"The Tragedy of Harper's Ferry," October 28, 1859
Editorial on John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry.
John Brown and the Principle of Nonresistance, December 16, 1859
Garrison ponders the meaning of violent and nonviolent resistance.
Antislavery Progress, November 9, 1860
Letter celebrating the rise of antislavery sentiment in the North.
"Southern Desperation," November 16, 1860
The South's consternation over the election of President Abraham Lincoln.
1861-1865: The Final Phase of The Liberator: Garrison and Lincoln
"The War--Its Cause and Cure," May 3, 1861
Garrison insists that the true purpose of the Civil War is to end slavery.
"Why a Prolonged War," January 30, 1863
Garrison argues that emancipation and the enlistment of black troops will hasten the end of the Civil War.
Defense of Lincoln, May 20, 1864
Praise for President Lincoln's conduct on behalf of antislavery.
"The Late Presidential Struggle," November 18, 1864
Garrison rejoices over Lincoln's reelection.
The Death of Slavery, February 10, 1865
From an address by Garrison celebrating the Thirteenth Amendment.
"Valedictory: The Last Number of The Liberator," December 29, 1865
Garrison says farewell to his readers.
A Garrison Chronology (1805-1879)
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography
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