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CHAPTER ONE Republican Strategists: The Pennsylvania Abolition Society I6 CHAPTER TWO Deferential Petitioners: The Pennsylvania Abolition Society in State and Federal Government, I790-I830 39 CHAPTER THREE Creating Free Spaces: Blacks and Abolitionist Activism in Pennsylvania Courts, I78os-I83os 60 CHAPTER FOUR An Appeal to the Heart: The Black Protest Tradition and the Coming of Immediatism 86 CHAPTER FIVE From Pennsylvania to Massachusetts, from Colonization to Immediatism: Race and the Overhaul of American Abolitionism I07 CHAPTER SIX The New Abolitionist Imperative: Mass Action Strategies 131 CHAPTER SEVEN A Whole Lot of Shoe Leather: Agents and the Impact of Grassroots Organizing in Massachusetts during the I830os I52 EPILOGUE The Struggle Continued I76 APPENDIX ONE Letters from Maryland Slaveholders to Judge William Tilghman, Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Regarding Fugitive Slaves 185 APPENDIX TWO Maps IA-D. Agent Travels in Massachusetts 188 2. Liberator Subscriptions in Massachusetts, I830-I840 190 Notes 191 Selected Bibliography 229 Index 239