Table of contents for The transformation of American abolitionism : fighting slavery in the early Republic / Richard S. Newman.


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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








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Antislavery movements United States History 18th century, Antislavery movements United States History 19th century, Abolitionists United States History, African Americans Politics and government 18th century, African Americans Politics and government 19th century, United States Race relations, Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, Social change United States History 18th century, Social change United States History 19th century