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Northern Race Relations: Issue of slavery has now become a daily topic of conversation. People are debating whether that institution should expand to the west. More and more polarized, state or federal issue? Religion warfare. Nothing is as controversial as slavery. Anti-slavery movement Political aspect Religious aspect Economic aspect Slavery in the North Northern White Public Opinion: most northerners are considered/leaning/favor the ABOLITIONISTS Abolitionists – hate the institution of slavery, and want it abolished. Early periods most are moderate and not extreme. American Anti-slavery Society – abolitionist group. Massachusetts Anti-slavery Society - abolitionist group. William Lloyd Garrison – newspaper man – abolitionist, criticize slavery in the south, he is very much a culprit, demonizing, criminalizing slave owners. Slave owners in the US is a minority 1850-1860, majority of southern people are servants or poor.
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  • Fall '07
  • Hatfield
  • Slavery in the United States, William Lloyd Garrison, Abolitionism, free blacks, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, abolitionists

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