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Author: Pat Perrin
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: slavery
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 1970-01-01
ISBN-10: 157960062X
ISBN-13: 9781579600624

Compelling firsthand accounts and primary source documents underpin the introduction to U.S. history in History Compass' popular Research American History series. This volume introduces students to the institution of slavery through a compilation of slave narratives, government documents, songs, and other firsthand accounts of those involved in the early slave trade, the passage from Africa, life as a slave, and stories from the Underground Railroad.

Author: Eric Robert Papenfuse
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: moral, dilemma, slavery, harper, goodloe, necessity, robert, evils
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 1997-01
ISBN-10: 0871698714
ISBN-13: 9780871698711

Robert Goodloe Harper (1765-1825), a prominent attorney congressman from South Carolina & Maryland, was one of the most influential Federalists of the early national period. Harper is traditionally remembered as an extreme example of unthinking, reactionary conservatism in an era of intense partisanship & bitter sectional conflict. In this lively, revisionist account, Eric Robert Papenfuse reinterprets Harper's political philosophy in light of his personal struggle with the moral dilemma of slavery. Papenfuse uses newly discovered documents to show how Harper rose to power among back country S

Author: Alfred B. Ellis
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: customs, manners, laws, language, etc, religion, africa, peoples, speaking, slave, coast, west, yoruba
Number of Pages: 244
Published: 2007-11-12
ISBN-10: 160506016X
ISBN-13: 9781605060163

The Yoruba people are descendants from a variety of West African communities. They are united by Geography, History, Religion and most importantly Language... They all speak Yoruba. In present day West Africa, the main countries where Yoruba speaking people live are Nigeria, Togo and Benin. These countries are very close together. Many years ago, before African slavery, the Yoruba people inhabited an area which stretched, along the coast of West Africa, all the way inward and down to Angola in South West Africa. During the period of African Slavery, from the late 1500's to the late 1800's, mil

Author: Anthony Benezet
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: guinea, account, historical
Number of Pages: 162
Published: 2008-11-01
ISBN-10: 1429014784
ISBN-13: 9781429014786

Some Historical Account of Guinea, from 1771: its situation, produce, and the general disposition of its inhabitants, with an inquiry into the rise and progress of the slave trade, its nature, and lamentable effects. Also a republication of the sentiments of several authors of note on this interesting subject: particularly an extract of a treatise written by Granville Sharpe. Anthony Benezet, or Antoine Bnzet (1713-1784) was an American educator and abolitionist. As a member of the Religious Society of Friends in Philadelphia, he worked to convince his Quaker brethren that slave-owning was not

Author: George Moore
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: massachusetts, slavery, history, notes
Number of Pages: 270
Published: 2008-11-01
ISBN-10: 1429016442
ISBN-13: 9781429016445

Author: James Curtis Ballagh
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: virginia, slavery, history
Number of Pages: 179
Published: 1968
ISBN-10: 1440044015
ISBN-13: 9781440044014

Author: James L. Watson
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: slavery, systems, african, asian
Number of Pages: 364
Published: 1980-07-01
ISBN-10: 0520040317
ISBN-13: 9780520040311
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