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The antislavery movement in Kentucky /

Lowell H. Harrison.

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Main Author: Harrison, Lowell H.
Published: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015.
Topics: African Americans - Kentucky - History. | Antislavery movements - Kentucky. | Slaves - Kentucky - Biography. | POLITICAL SCIENCE - Political Process - Political Advocacy. | HISTORY - United States - State & Local - South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
Regions: Kentucky - History - 1792-1865. | Kentucky.
Genres: Electronic books. | Biography. | History.
Online Access: EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection. Access for Greenville College users.
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Main Author: Harrison, Lowell H. (Lowell Hayes), 1922-2011.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (148 pages)
ISBN: 9780813157832 (electronic bk.)
0813157838 (electronic bk.)
Summary: As one of only two states in the nation to still allow slavery by the time of the Thirteenth Amendment in 1865, Kentucky's history of slavery runs deep. Based on extensive research, The Antislavery Movement in Kentucky focuses on two main antislavery movements that emerged in Kentucky during the early years of opposition. By 1820, Kentuckians such as Cassius Clay called for the emancipation of slaves -- a gradual end to slavery with compensation to owners. Others, such as Delia Webster, who smuggled three fugitive slaves across the Kentucky border to freedom in Ohio, advocated for abolition -

More Details for: The antislavery movement in Kentucky