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Abolitionist Politics and the Coming of the Civil War James Brewer Stewart

Abolitionist Politics and the Coming of the Civil War

James Brewer Stewart

Published January 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781558496347
Hardcover
236 pages
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Before the Civil War, slaveholders made themselves into the powerful, deeply rooted, and organized private interest group within the United States. This title explains how a small group of radical activists, the abolitionist movement, played aMoreBefore the Civil War, slaveholders made themselves into the powerful, deeply rooted, and organized private interest group within the United States. This title explains how a small group of radical activists, the abolitionist movement, played a pivotal role in turning American politics against this formidable system.