Antislavery Constitutionalism

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES

10 Pages Posted: 5 Oct 2008

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Alexander Tsesis

Florida State University College of Law

Date Written: October 4, 2008

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Tsesis, Alexander, Antislavery Constitutionalism (October 4, 2008). ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1278687

Alexander Tsesis (Contact Author)

Florida State University College of Law ( email )

425 W Jefferson St
Tallahassee, FL 32301
United States

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