DIGITAL/EXHIBIT: “I will be heard!” Abolitionism in America (Cornell U)
Katherine Reagan / Petrina Jackson

DIGITAL/EXHIBIT: “I will be heard!” Abolitionism in America (Cornell U)

From the introduction: Inspired by conscience and guided by principle, abolitionists took a moral stand against slavery that produced one of America’s greatest victories for democracy. Through decades of strife, and often at the risk of their lives, anti-slavery activists remained steadfast in the face of powerful opposition. Their efforts would ultimately force the issue … Continue reading

ARTICLES: Slavery and Emancipation in <i>The Journal of the Civil War Era</i>
Beth Barton Schweiger / Brian P. Luskey / Nicole Etcheson / Steven Hahn

ARTICLES: Slavery and Emancipation in The Journal of the Civil War Era

Steven Hahn. “Slave Emancipation, Indian Peoples, and the Projects of a New American Nation-State.” The Journal of the Civil War Era 3, no. 3 (2013): 307–330. “At the very time he was drafting the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in September 1862, President Abraham Lincoln dispatched one of his generals, John Pope, to Minnesota with orders to … Continue reading

Esmé R. Cleall

ARTICLE/CONF: Cleall Reviews 2012 Legacies of British Slave-Ownership Conference at University College of London

Esmé R. Cleall. “Emancipation, Slave-Ownership and the Remaking of The British Imperial World, University College London, 29–31 March 2012.” History Workshop Journal 75, no. 1 (April 1, 2013): 307–310. Excerpt: This conference came out of the ESRC-funded Legacies of British Slave-Ownership Project (LBS) at University College London. Since April 2009 the LBS group has been investigating … Continue reading

BOOK: Willis and Krauthamer on Envisioning Emancipation
Barbara Krauthamer / Deborah Willis

BOOK: Willis and Krauthamer on Envisioning Emancipation

Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer. Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery. First Edition. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012. via Temple University Press: The Emancipation Proclamation is one of the most important documents in American history. As we commemorate its 150th anniversary, what do we really know about those who experienced slavery? In … Continue reading