ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
10 Pages Posted: 5 Oct 2008
Date Written: October 4, 2008
This is an encyclopedia entry dealing with the various facets of the antislavery movement. It distinguishes the Garrisonian, radical political abolitionist, and moderate antislavery perspectives on ending slavery. The essay quotes and cites original sources to illustrate the groups' core arguments.
Keywords: antislavery, abolitionism, constitutionism, emancipation
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