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Unformatted text preview: and departed out of the United States. Abolitionist helped to popularize the concept that personal freedom derived not from the ownership of productive property such as land but from ownership of one’s self and the ability to enjoy the fruits of one’s labor (pg 444). Abolitionist used printing as one of their main sources to spread their ideas of freedom. They used literature to describe all the suffering they had obtained as being slaves to show how slavery contradicted the nation’s idea of freedom. Through this movement, you also saw women demand a lot more in regards to social class and equality. They also demanded the right to participate in the market revolution (pg 456). Through the abolitionist movement, it is very clear that the definition of freedom changed in many different aspects....
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Dumbass during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08