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Unformatted text preview: politician in Massachusetts supported the slave law and died in 1852. The abolitionist movement was a direct outgrowth of the Second Great Awakening. Racism was the major cause of anti-abolitionist violence in the North. Working whites feared that economic and social competition with blacks would increase if abolitionists freed the slaves and made them citizens. Consequently, Social citizens resorted to violence because abolitionism threatened their lives....
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course AMH AMH2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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