A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

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Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
xiii
PROLOGUE ху
xxi
INTRODUCTION
xxvii
NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
lxi
CHAPTER
1
SAMUEL SEWALL 16321730 AND JOHN SAFFIN 16321710
10
Acts of Congress Relating to Slavery
20
JUSTICE JOSEPH STORY 17791845
43
BLACK STEREOTYPES IN UNCLE TOMS CABIN
241
CHAPTER 7
249
NOTES ON STEPHEN JAY GOULDS CRITIQUE OF GEORGE
266
HENRI GRÉGOIRE 17501831
273
O S FOWLER 18091887
283
Hereditary Descent
291
Ethnology
297
JOSIAH NOTT AND THE AMERICAN SCHOOL
310

Biblical Proslavery Arguments
51
CHAPTER 4
88
JAMES FREEMAN CLARKE 18101888
97
ROBERT DALE OWEN 18011877
112
EDMUND RUFFIN 17941865
121
DAVID CHRISTY 1802N D AND E N ELLIOTT N D
141
The Impending Crisis of the South and How to Meet It
148
Writers and Essayists in Conflict over Slavery
156
JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER 18071892
164
JAMES KIRKE PAULDING 17781860
177
JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL 18191891
186
WALT WHITMAN 18191892
195
EMERSON THOREAU AND ANTISLAVERY
203
HENRY DAVID THOREAU 18171862
215
RALPH WALDO EMERSON 18031882
225
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE 18111896 AND MARY
234
The Abolitionist Crusade
327
WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON 18051879
335
No Compromise with Slavery
349
Appeal
356
LYDIA MARIA CHILD 18021880
363
WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING 17801842
379
JAMES MCCUNE SMITH 18131865
391
CATHARINE E BEECHER 18041878
404
Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses
417
WENDELL PHILLIPS 18111884
441
HORACE MANN 17961859
449
ALEXANDER CRUMMELL 18191898
455
HORACE BUSHNELL 18021876
462
Concluding Remarks and Alexis de Tocqueville 18051859
474
INDEX
485

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