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Quakers and Slavery: A Divided Spirit

Jean R. Soderlund - History - 2014 - 240 pages
is book explores the growth of abolitionism among Quakers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey from 1688 to 1780, providing a case study of how groups change their moral attitudes ...
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Freedom by Degrees : Emancipation in Pennsylvania and Its Aftermath ...

Gary B. Nash Professor of History UCLA, Jean R. Soderlund Associate Professor of History University of Maryland - History - 1991 - 272 pages
During the revolutionary era, in the midst of the struggle for liberty from Great Britain, Americans up and down the Atlantic seaboard confronted the injustice of holding ...
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Let This Voice Be Heard: Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism

Maurice Jackson - History - 2010 - 400 pages
Anthony Benezet (1713-84), universally recognized by the leaders of the eighteenth-century antislavery movement as its founder, was born to a Huguenot family in Saint-Quentin ...
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