On the edge of freedom : the fugitive slave issue in south central Pennsylvania, 1820-1870

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Smith, David G. 1964-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Fordham University Press, 2013.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:North's Civil War.
Subjects and Genres:
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The Fugitive Slave Issue on "the Edge of Freedom"
  • South Central Pennsylvania, Fugitive Slaves, and the Underground Railroad
  • Thaddeus Stevens' Dilemma, Colonizationism, and the Turbulent Years of Early Antislavery in Adams County, 1835-39
  • Antislavery Petitioning in South Central Pennsylvania
  • The Fugitive Slave Issue on Trial : The 1840s in South Central Pennsylvania
  • Controversy and Christiana : The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1850-51
  • Interlude: Kidnapping, Kansas, and the Rise of Race-Based Partisanship : The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1852-57
  • Revival of the Fugitive Slave Issue, 1858-61
  • Contrabands, "White Victories, " and the Ultimate Slave Hunt : The Recasting the Fugitive Slave Issue in Civil War South Central Pennsylvania
  • After the Shooting : South Central Pennsylvania after the Civil War
  • Conclusion: The Postwar Ramifications of the Fugitive Slave Issue "On the Edge of Freedom"
  • Appendix A: Selected Fugitive Slave Advertisements, 1818-1828
  • Appendix B: 1828 South Central Pennsylvania Petition Opposing Slavery in the District of Columbia
  • Appendix C: 1847 Gettysburg African American Petition
  • Appendix D: 1846 Adams County Petition
  • Appendix E: 1861 Franklin County Pro-Colonization Petition
  • Appendix F: 1861 Adams County Pro-Colonization Petition
  • Appendix G: [Second] 1861 Adams County Pro-Colonization Petition
  • Appendix H: 1861 Doylestown, Bucks County Pro-Colonization Petition
  • Appendix I: 1861 Newtown, Bucks County Pro-Personal Liberty Law Petition.