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This robust narrative tells the victorious tale of the lads and girls who spent their lives and fortunes attempting to abolish the establishment of slavery within the United States.

• comprises excerpts from speeches and writings of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, John C. Calhoun, and others, in addition to files from the yankee Anti-Slavery Society and the freedom party

• offers a chronological historical past starting with the colonial period and finishing with the Civil conflict, masking each significant occasion within the abolition movement

• incorporates a biographical profiles part containing numerous mini-biographies of crucial abolitionists

• A thesaurus defines phrases used quite often in discussing American slavery and abolitionism corresponding to "chattel," "mulatto," and "moral suasion"

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