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abolitionists as a dissenting minority

Merton Lynn Dillon

abolitionists as a dissenting minority

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Dissent, explorations in the history of American radicalism edited by Alfred Young.

Other titlesDissent: explorations in the history of American radicalism.
StatementMerton L. Dillon.
SeriesBobbs-Merrill reprint series in history -- H-383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19096728M

A small but active minority of white abolitionists also began condoning more militant ways of combating slavery. In the s, public controversy over such issues as the congressional gag rule that tabled all antislavery petitions, the annexation of Texas as a new slaveholding state, and the disposition of territory won in the Mexican War made. About the authors: John R. McKivigan, Ph.D., is a lecturer in the history department at Yale University and also the associate editor of the Frederick Douglass Papers at the same university. He has written several articles on abolitionism, and his book, The War Against Proslavery Religion, was published recently by Cornell University Press.


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A ranking authority, he is saturated in the literature and in the sources of the abolitionist era. He has written a book that in its sustained narrative sweep captures the spirit of his protagonists and of that age.

At the same time, he retained a balanced appreciation of the limitations of the abolitionists no less than their by: Subtitled The Growth of a Dissenting Minority, the basic thesis of “The Abolitionists” is that abolitionists succeeded through a judo-like application of their enemy’s strength.

Abolitionists acted. The North ignored them. Southern apologists responded. And /5. The abolitionists: The growth of a dissenting minority (Minorities in American history) Hardcover – January 1, by Merton Lynn Dillon (Author) › Visit Amazon's Merton Lynn Dillon Page.

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Dillon A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

Foreword - A Preview --I. Riding the Wave of History: Abolitionists in the Revolutionary Era --II. Disenchantement: the Forging of a Minority, --III. Garrison Enters the Scene: --IV. Goading the Monster: The s --V. The "Slave Power" Strikes Back --VI.

The Attempted Purge of the Garrisonian Heretics --VII. "No Union with Slaveholders". Subtitled “The Growth of a Dissenting Minority,” the basic thesis of “The Abolitionists • ” is that abolitionists succeeded through a judo-like application of their enemy’s strength.

Abolitionists acted. The North ignored them. Southern apologists responded. And. Riding the wave of history: abolitionists in the Revolutionary era --Disenchantment: the forging of a minority, --Garrison enters the scene: --Goading the monster: the 's --The "slave power" strikes back --The attempted purge of the Garrisonian heretics --"No Union with slavholders".

Robert McColley University of Illinois The Abolitionists: The Growth of a Dissenting Minority. By Abolitionists as a dissenting minority book L. Dillon. (DeKaIb: Northern Illinois Press, Pp. xiii, $, paper.) Merton Dillon herein provides a useful overview of abolitionism.

He demonstrates that he is saturated in the literature and sources of the abolitionist era. essay entitled "The Abolitionists as a Dissenting Minority," in which he argued that, judged on their own terms and values, "the abolitionists' rec-ord was one of persistent failure."' His most recent book, The Aboli-tionists: The Growth of a Dissenting Minority, is an.

The abolitionists: the growth of a dissenting minority / by: Dillon, Merton Lynn, Published: () Abolition and social justice in the era of reform. by: Filler, Louis, Published: ().

Abolitionist Editor (), Benjamin Lundy and the Struggle for Negro Freedom (), and The Abolitionists: Growth of a Dissenting Minority (). Aileen Kraditor, Louis Filler, Bertram Wyatt-Brown, and Ronald Walters, to mention a few, have written about white abolitionists; Benjamin Quarles and Richard.

The Abolitionists: The Growth of a Dissenting Minority by Merton L. Dillon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The following excerpt comes from Paul Goodman’s book Of One Blood: Abolitionism and the Origins of Racial Equality: “Finally, let us urge upon you a total abandonment of prejudice against color,” abolitionist leaders instructed the thousands of rank and filers who had enlisted in the cause by   The abolitionist movement was the effort to end slavery, led by famous abolitionists like Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth and John Brown.

Should the majority always rule. If not, how should the rights of minorities be protected. In Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy, historian Kyle G.

Volk unearths the origins of modern ideas and practices of minority-rights politics. Focusing on controversies spurred by the explosion of grassroots moral reform in the early nineteenth century, he shows how a motley.

In the North, abolitionists were a small, dissenting minority of the total population. TRUE William Lloyd Garrison was assassinated for his advocacy of abolitionism. Let This Voice Be Heard book.

Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Anthony Benezet (), universally recognized by the lea /5. In the North, abolitionists were a small, dissenting minority of the total population. true William Lloyd Garrison was assassinated for his advocacy of abolitionism.

Major historical works that address abolitionism include: Arthur Zilversmit, The First Emancipation: The Abolition of Slavery in the North (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ); Merton Dillon, The Abolitionists: The Growth of a Dissenting Minority (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, ); David Brion Davis, The Problem of Cited by: 2.

From this perspective, Dillon began to assay abolitionism more broadly. He insisted that abolitionists always remained “a dissenting minority,” but he also expanded the compass of “antislavery” to include enslaved blacks and free people of color as essential in resisting bondage and putting southern slaveholders on the defensive.

A Handbook For Abolitionists, Online book, Originally published The Abolitionist. Published: () The abolitionists: together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights, / by: Hume, John F. Published: () The abolitionists; a collection of their writing. Abolitionism, or the abolitionist movement, was the movement to end slavery.

This term can be used both formally and informally. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historic movement that sought to end the Atlantic slave trade and set slaves free.

The book celebrates the black men and women who pushed their country to live up to its ideals, and subtly encourages readers to finish what the abolitionists started.

Borrowing from the language of feminism, Sinha divides her account into two waves: the first stretching from the Age of Revolutions through the s, and the second from the late.

However, there were significant differences between the two countries that affected the progress of abolition. In Britain, the abolitionist movement became a mainstream movement, representing the political views of most though not all Britons.

In the United States, abolitionists were unable to shake their reputation as a troublemaking minority. MBEAW's resource page on Abolitionists. Links & bibliography: articles, non-fiction, fiction, poetry, photography, music & film for old & young. Non-Fiction Books. Aptheker, Herbert.

Abolitionism: A Revolutionary Movement (Boston: Twayne, The Abolitionists: The Growth of a Dissenting Minority (DeKalb IL: Northern Illinois U, ).

Books. The New York Abolitionists: A Case Study in Political Radicalism (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, ) ISBN ; Abolitionism: A New Perspective (New York, Praeger, ) ASIN: BJBQDMM; The Prophetic Minority: American Jewish Immigrant Radicals, (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ) ISBN   The best books for raising activist kids The book, which chronicles Clara’s arrival in the United States and follows her rise to fame while leading the.

In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. James Redpath, John Brown, and Abolitionist Advocacy of Slave Insurrection John R.

McKivigan In the preface to his book, The Roving Editor, abolitionist James Redpath presented the reader with a revealing description of his attitude toward violent means to end slavery: I am a Peace-Man—and something more.

This gorgeous book tells the stories of 40 black women who have changed the world, from abolitionists to artists. Some of the faces you will recognize, like Harriet Tubman and Maya Angelou, while others might be new to both you and your kids.

Vashti Harrison's sweet illustrations accompany each biography. To buy: $12; The abolitionists were the small minority of Americans who advocated immediate emancipation of the slaves and equal rights for African-Americans.

Most came from the cities and factory towns of the Northeast and Old Northwest, but a significant number came from the upper South, such as the Kentucky Whig Cassius Clay and the missionary John Fee. Abolitionism in the United States. Abolitionism in the United States of America was the movement which sought to end slavery in the United States, active both before and during the American Civil War.

In the Americas and western Europe, abolitionism was a movement which sought to end the Atlantic slave trade and set slaves free. The Abolitionists: The Growth of a Dissenting Minority 19 copies, 1 review Slavery Attacked: Southern Slaves and Their Allies, 13 copies Elijah P.

Lovejoy, abolitionist. In the six years from toabolitionist activities reached dizzying heights. However, such efforts encountered fierce opposition, as most Americans did not share abolitionists’ particular brand of nationalism.

In fact, abolitionists remained a small, marginalized group detested by most white Americans in both the North and the South.

David Walker, African American abolitionist whose pamphlet Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World (), urging slaves to fight for their freedom, was one of the most radical documents of the antislavery movement.

Born of a slave father and a free mother, Walker grew up free, obtained an. These actions, and the murder of abolitionist editor Elijah P. Lovejoy inled many to fear for their constitutional rights. Abolitionists shrewdly exploited these fears and antislavery sentiment spread rapidly in the North.

Bymore than 1, antislavery societies existed with almostmembers, including many women. Clergy Dissent in the Old South, - [David B. Chesebrough]. Emphasizing the courage required and the cost of dissent before and throughout the Civil War, David B. Chesebrough identifies dissenters among the southern clergy, tells their storiAuthor: David B.

Chesebrough. That this book had a serious effect upon the nation is not debatable. One southern newspaper called the publication "a criminal prostitution of the high function of the imagination," and said that Stowe was a woman "eaten up with fanaticism, festering with the malignant virus of abolitionism, self-sanctified by the virtues of a Pharisee religion."6.

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Philip D. Curtin’s The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex. Philip D. Curtin’s The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex is a series of essays about the transnational cultural zone that we have described as the Golden Circle or the South Atlantic coined the term “South Atlantic System” but now prefers to use the term “the plantation complex” to.

abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. My works earned me the name of “The living counter-argument” against slaveholder’s claims that slaves lacked enough intelligence to become functional American citizens (Douglass, para.

10). After the. Activists, Agitators, and Abolitionists - Interview with W. Caleb McDaniel and other dangers to liberty and the free expression of opinions, especially minority and dissenting opinions.

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