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Walker s Appeal with a Brief Sketch of His Life And Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America

Walker s Appeal  with a Brief Sketch of His Life And Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America Author David Walker
ISBN-10 3842481586
Release 2011-12
Pages 102
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Walker s Appeal With a Brief Sketch of His Life And Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America

Walker s Appeal  With a Brief Sketch of His Life  And Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America Author Henry Highland Garnet
ISBN-10 1374875821
Release 2017-05-24
Pages 104
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Walker s Appeal with a Brief Sketch of His Life

Walker s Appeal  with a Brief Sketch of His Life Author David Walker
ISBN-10 9781846375026
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 52
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ALSO INCLUDES GARNET'S ADDRESS TO THE SLAVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA..



Walker s Appeal with a Brief Sketch of His Life and Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America

Walker s Appeal  with a Brief Sketch of His Life and Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America Author Garnet Henry Highland
ISBN-10 1318822653
Release 2016-06-23
Pages 104
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Walker s Appeal with a Brief Sketch of His Life and Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Walker s Appeal with a Brief Sketch of His Life and Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Walker s Appeal with a Brief Sketch of His Life and Also Garnet s Address to the Slaves of the United States of America book for free.



The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism Addresses to the Slaves

The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism  Addresses to the Slaves Author Stanley Harrold
ISBN-10 0813126843
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Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, America's political institutions underwent radical changes as they adapted to comprehensive security reforms. While the media exhaustively covered new security protocols in the executive office, little attention was paid to other federal agencies and branches that overhauled their systems to accommodate heightened security requirements. As a congressional fellow living in Washington, D.C., Jocelyn Jones Evans was an eyewitness to the institutional culture of Capitol Hill before and after the 9/11 terrorist attacks as well as during the subsequent anthrax scare. In One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy, Evans uses her personal experiences as the foundation for a richly researched analysis of how Congress changed as an institution and a national symbol in the wake of 9/11. Evans reveals not only physical transformations but also internal policy shifts that threaten democracy by limiting citizens' access to their elected leaders. The only comprehensive study of the effects of terrorism on the nation's capital, One Nation Under Siege provides a detailed investigation of how the nation's intricate political system adapted in times of crisis. It covers an essential chapter in the social and political history of the United States.



Black Prophets of Justice

Black Prophets of Justice Author David E. Swift
ISBN-10 0807124990
Release 1989
Pages 404
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In Black Prophets of Justice, David E. Swift examines the interlocking careers and influence of six black clergymen, two of them fugitive slaves, who lived in the antebellum North and protested the racism of the time. Samuel Cornish, Theodore Wright, Charles Ray, Henry Highland Garnet, Amos Beman, and James Pennington had much in common: all were noted for their education and eloquence, all were ministers of the earliest black Presbyterian and Congregational churches, and all were activists toward social change. Preachers as well as activists, these men fought, Swift argues, for the melding of religious life and social protest that informed their own lives. As leaders of the black congregations in the primarily white Presbyterian and Congregational denominations, they bore witness to the power of God and the essential oneness and worth of all human beings. As activists, they embraced a wide variety of issues -- including abolitionism, education, fugitive classes, and the civil and political rights -- that greatly affected the lives of Afro-Americans. As editors of the first black newspapers, they unmasked the racism implicit in the movement to colonize freed slaves outside of the United States and in the segregation of black worshipers in white churches. They organized vigilance committees to help escaped slaves, and they held conventions of free blacks in New York and Connecticut that aimed to win rights for blacks through legislation. By teaching Afro-Americans about the glories of their African past and the achievements of more recent individuals of African descent, these leaders grappled with the pernicious heritage of blacks' self-doubt caused by generations of enslavement and white insistence on black inferiority. While they opened the eyes of some influential whites, these activists effected little change in the attitudes and practices of white Americans in their own time. But their contribution to the advancement of the black cause, argues Swift, was substantial. They fed black aspiration, sharpened black discontent, and harnessed both to the creation of new black institutions. Indeed, they laid the foundation for such twentieth-century movements as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Black Prophets of Justice is a biography of six widely respected clergymen as well as an important discussion of Afro-American activism in the North before the Civil War. Well-researched and well-written, it will be of interest to American church historians, and to all those concerned with Afro-American history or with the social impact of religion in America.



Dislocating Race and Nation

Dislocating Race and Nation Author Robert S. Levine
ISBN-10 0807887889
Release 2009-06-01
Pages 336
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American literary nationalism is traditionally understood as a cohesive literary tradition developed in the newly independent United States that emphasized the unique features of America and consciously differentiated American literature from British literature. Robert S. Levine challenges this assessment by exploring the conflicted, multiracial, and contingent dimensions present in the works of late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American and African American writers. Conflict and uncertainty, not consensus, Levine argues, helped define American literary nationalism during this period. Levine emphasizes the centrality of both inter- and intra-American conflict in his analysis of four illuminating "episodes" of literary responses to questions of U.S. racial nationalism and imperialism. He examines Charles Brockden Brown and the Louisiana Purchase; David Walker and the debates on the Missouri Compromise; Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Hannah Crafts and the blood-based literary nationalism and expansionism of the mid-nineteenth century; and Frederick Douglass and his approximately forty-year interest in Haiti. Levine offers critiques of recent developments in whiteness and imperialism studies, arguing that a renewed attention to the place of contingency in American literary history helps us to better understand and learn from writers trying to make sense of their own historical moments.



In The Company Of Black Men

In The Company Of Black Men Author Craig Steven Wilder
ISBN-10 9780814793695
Release 2005-02-01
Pages 333
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From the subaltern assemblies of the enslaved in colonial New York City to the benevolent New York African Society of the early national era to the formation of the African Blood Brotherhood in twentieth-century Harlem, voluntary associations have been a fixture of African American communities. In the Company of Black Men examines New York City over three centuries to show that enslaved Africans provided the institutional foundation upon which African American religious, political, and social culture could flourish. Craig Steven Wilder's research is particularly exciting in its assertion that Africans entered the Americas equipped with intellectual traditions and sociological models that facilitated a communitarian response to oppression. Presenting a dramatic shift from previous work which has viewed African American male associations as derivative and imitative of white male counterparts, In the Company of Black Men provides a template for investigating antebellum black institutions.



Walker s Appeal in Four Articles

Walker s Appeal  in Four Articles Author David Walker
ISBN-10 9780807869482
Release 2011-09-01
Pages 80
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First published in 1829, Walker's Appeal called on slaves to rise up and free themselves. The two subsequent versions of his document (including the reprinted 1830 edition published shortly before Walker's death) were increasingly radical. Addressed to the whole world but directed primarily to people of color around the world, the 87-page pamphlet by a free black man born in North Carolina and living in Boston advocates immediate emancipation and slave rebellion. Walker asks the slaves among his readers whether they wouldn't prefer to "be killed than to be a slave to a tyrant." He advises them not to "trifle" if they do rise up, but rather to kill those who would continue to enslave them and their wives and children. Copies of the pamphlet were smuggled by ship in 1830 from Boston to Wilmington, North Carolina, Walker's childhood home, causing panic among whites. In 1830, members of North Carolina's General Assembly had the Appeal in mind as they tightened the state's laws dealing with slaves and free black citizens. The resulting stricter laws led to more policies that repressed African Americans, freed and slave alike. A DOCSOUTH BOOK. This collaboration between UNC Press and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library brings classic works back into print. DocSouth Books editions are selected from the digital library of Documenting the American South and are unaltered from the original publication. The DocSouth series uses digital technology to offer e-books and print-on-demand publications, providing affordable and accessible editions to a new generation of scholars, students, and general readers.



The Amistad Rebellion

The Amistad Rebellion Author Marcus Rediker
ISBN-10 9781101601051
Release 2012-11-08
Pages 320
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On June 28, 1839, the Spanish slave schooner Amistad set sail from Havana on a routine delivery of human cargo. On a moonless night, after four days at sea, the captive Africans rose up, killed the captain, and seized control of the ship. They attempted to sail to a safe port, but were captured by the U.S. Navy and thrown into jail in Connecticut. Their legal battle for freedom eventually made its way to the Supreme Court, where their cause was argued by former president John Quincy Adams. In a landmark ruling, they were freed and eventually returned to Africa. The rebellion became one of the best-known events in the history of American slavery, celebrated as a triumph of the legal system in films and books, all reflecting the elite perspective of the judges, politicians, and abolitionists involved in the case. In this powerful and highly original account, Marcus Rediker reclaims the rebellion for its true proponents: the African rebels who risked death to stake a claim for freedom. Using newly discovered evidence, Rediker reframes the story to show how a small group of courageous men fought and won an epic battle against Spanish and American slaveholders and their governments. He reaches back to Africa to find the rebels’ roots, narrates their cataclysmic transatlantic journey, and unfolds a prison story of great drama and emotion. Featuring vividly drawn portraits of the Africans, their captors, and their abolitionist allies, he shows how the rebels captured the popular imagination and helped to inspire and build a movement that was part of a grand global struggle between slavery and freedom. The actions aboard the Amistad that July night and in the days and months that followed were pivotal events in American and Atlantic history, but not for the reasons we have always thought. The successful Amistad rebellion changed the very nature of the struggle against slavery. As a handful of self-emancipated Africans steered their own course to freedom, they opened a way for millions to follow. This stunning book honors their achievement.



Martin Delany Frederick Douglass and the Politics of Representative Identity

Martin Delany  Frederick Douglass  and the Politics of Representative Identity Author Robert S. Levine
ISBN-10 0807862916
Release 2000-11-09
Pages 328
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The differences between Frederick Douglass and Martin Delany have historically been reduced to a simple binary pronouncement: assimilationist versus separatist. Now Robert S. Levine restores the relationship of these two important nineteenth-century African American writers to its original complexity. He explores their debates over issues like abolitionism, emigration, and nationalism, illuminating each man's influence on the other's political vision. He also examines Delany and Douglass's debates in relation to their own writings and to the work of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Though each saw himself as the single best representative of his race, Douglass has been accorded that role by history--while Delany, according to Levine, has suffered a fate typical of the black separatist: marginalization. In restoring Delany to his place in literary and cultural history, Levine makes possible a fuller understanding of the politics of antebellum African American leadership.



A House Divided

A House Divided Author Mason I. Lowance
ISBN-10 0691002282
Release 2003
Pages 492
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This anthology brings together under one cover the most important abolitionist and--unique to this volume--proslavery documents written in the United States between the American Revolution and the Civil War. It makes accessible to students, scholars, and general readers the breadth of the slavery debate. Including many previously inaccessible documents, A House Divided is a critical and welcome contribution to a literature that includes only a few volumes of antislavery writings and no volumes of proslavery documents in print. Mason Lowance's introduction is an excellent overview of the antebellum slavery debate and its key issues and participants. Lowance also introduces each selection, locating it historically, culturally, and thematically as well as linking it to other writings. The documents represent the full scope of the varied debates over slavery. They include examples of race theory, Bible-based arguments for and against slavery, constitutional analyses, writings by former slaves and women's rights activists, economic defenses and critiques of slavery, and writings on slavery by such major writers as William Lloyd Garrison, John Greenleaf Whittier, Walt Whitman, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson. Together they give readers a real sense of the complexity and heat of the vexed conversation that increasingly dominated American discourse as the country moved from early nationhood into its greatest trial.



The rhetoric of Black Americans

The rhetoric of Black Americans Author James L. Golden
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105004548827
Release 1971-06-01
Pages 557
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The rhetoric of Black Americans has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The rhetoric of Black Americans also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The rhetoric of Black Americans book for free.



Milestone Documents in African American History 1619 1852

Milestone Documents in African American History  1619 1852 Author Paul Finkelman
ISBN-10 PSU:000068148652
Release 2010-05-15
Pages 525
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Offers 125 full-text primary documents including Supreme Court decisions, legislation documents, executive orders, letters, congressional reports, and speeches, with each document accompanied by an extended analytical essay.



Forerunners of Black power

Forerunners of Black power Author Ernest G. Bormann
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105002494958
Release 1971
Pages 248
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Forerunners of Black power has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Forerunners of Black power also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Forerunners of Black power book for free.



The Moment of Decision

The Moment of Decision Author Randall M. Miller
ISBN-10 0313286353
Release 1994-01-01
Pages 236
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Focusing on nineteenth-century social reform, this volume considers the moment of decision for representative Americans, the moment that converted them to action, altered their identity, and in some instances altered the historical context in which the decision was made.



The Civil War and Reconstruction

The Civil War and Reconstruction Author Stanley Harrold
ISBN-10 1405156643
Release 2007-12-04
Pages 221
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This new volume deals with two momentous and interrelated events in American history —the American Civil War and Reconstruction—and offers students a collection of essential documentary sources for these periods. Provides students with over 60 documents on the American Civil War and Reconstruction Includes presidential addresses, official reports, songs, poems, and a variety of eyewitness testimony concerning significant events ranging from 1833-1879 Contains an informative introduction focused on the kinds of materials available and how historians use them Each chapter ends with questions designed to help students engage with the material and to highlight key issues of historical debate