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The Resource Eighty-Eight Years : The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865

Eighty-Eight Years : The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865

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Eighty-Eight Years : The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
Title
Eighty-Eight Years
Title remainder
The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Rael
Title variation
  • 88 years, the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
  • Long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
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Language
eng
Summary
Why did it take so long to end slavery in the United States, and what did it mean that the nation existed eighty-eight years as a "house divided against itself," as Abraham Lincoln put it? The decline of slavery throughout the Atlantic world was a protracted affair, says Patrick Rael, but no other nation endured anything like the United States. Here the process took from 1777, when Vermont wrote slavery out of its state constitution, to 1865, when the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery nationwide. Rael immerses readers in the mix of social, geographic, economic, and political factors that
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Summary
Details the slow but violent end of slavery in the United States between 1777--when Vermont abolished it--and the end of the Civil War; how it differed from the experiences in other countries; and the role of African Americans in their own freedom
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10440071
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 306.3/620973
  • 306.362097309033
Index
no index present
LC call number
E441
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Race in the Atlantic World, 1700-1900
Target audience
adult
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the long death of slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
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Eighty-Eight Years : The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; PROLOGUE: A House Divided; INTRODUCTION: The Slave Power; SECTION 1. THE AGE OF REVOLUTION; CHAPTER 1: Impious Prayers: Slavery and the Revolution; CHAPTER 2: Half Slave and Half Free: The Founding of the United States; SECTION 2. THE EARLY REPUBLIC; CHAPTER 3: A House Dividing: Atlantic Slavery and Abolition in the Era of the Early Republic; CHAPTER 4: To Become a Great Nation: Caste and Resistance in the Age of Emancipations; SECTION 3. THE AGE OF IMMEDIATISM
  • CHAPTER 5: Minds Long Set on Freedom: Rebellion, Metropolitan Abolition, and Sectional ConflictCHAPTER 6: Ere the Storm Come Forth: Antislavery Militance and the Collapse of Party Politics; SECTION 4. THE CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION; CHAPTER 7: This Terrible War: Secession, Civil War, and Emancipation; CHAPTER 8: One Hundred Years: Reconstruction; CONCLUSION: What Peace among the Whites Brought; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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ocn913695141
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Extent
1 online resource (415 pages).
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online
Isbn
9780820348292
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 804229
  • 41FC1C6B-B20E-42B3-98C6-132EE748852C
Label
Eighty-Eight Years : The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865
Link
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; PROLOGUE: A House Divided; INTRODUCTION: The Slave Power; SECTION 1. THE AGE OF REVOLUTION; CHAPTER 1: Impious Prayers: Slavery and the Revolution; CHAPTER 2: Half Slave and Half Free: The Founding of the United States; SECTION 2. THE EARLY REPUBLIC; CHAPTER 3: A House Dividing: Atlantic Slavery and Abolition in the Era of the Early Republic; CHAPTER 4: To Become a Great Nation: Caste and Resistance in the Age of Emancipations; SECTION 3. THE AGE OF IMMEDIATISM
  • CHAPTER 5: Minds Long Set on Freedom: Rebellion, Metropolitan Abolition, and Sectional ConflictCHAPTER 6: Ere the Storm Come Forth: Antislavery Militance and the Collapse of Party Politics; SECTION 4. THE CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION; CHAPTER 7: This Terrible War: Secession, Civil War, and Emancipation; CHAPTER 8: One Hundred Years: Reconstruction; CONCLUSION: What Peace among the Whites Brought; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn913695141
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (415 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820348292
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 804229
  • 41FC1C6B-B20E-42B3-98C6-132EE748852C

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