2007.10.10 - The Meanings of Free Labor

2007.10.10 - The Meanings of Free Labor - [THE MEANINGS...

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[ THE MEANINGS OF “FREE LABOR” ] History 150 · Lecture 001 October 10, 2007 W HITES AS A BOLITIONISTS - Perfectionism - Slavery as sum of all sins - Slavery is the keystone that holds all sin together, and makes it continue - reject the Jacksonian “common man/white republic” theory, because it only applies to white men - It so easily restricts the franchise of other rights of blacks/Indians - The perfectionist movement doesn’t sit well with the Whigs either - Half of the leadership of the Whigs are slave-holders - Whigs say that they are pro-reform; however they don’t “put their money where their mouth is” - Abolitionists cannot make any concessions to slave-holders - Abolitionists will leave their church if there are slave-holders there - Churches were polluted with slave-holders - New York evangelicals, New England Religious radicals, Quakers - come from radical, protestant, great awakenings, convinced slavery must end - Liberator , 1831 - William Lloyd Garrison’s Liberator issues the cry
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 150 taught by Professor Kantrowitz during the Winter '07 term at University of Wisconsin.

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