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Abolitionists and Slave Resistance: Breaking…

Abolitionists and Slave Resistance: Breaking the Chains of Slavery…

by Judith Edwards

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This title in the Slavery in American History series provides background on the growth of the abolitionist movement and as well as examples of protests by slaves. Personal stories, excerpts from primary sources, drawings, and photographs enhance understanding of the social issues still evident in American society today..
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Slaves rebelled and sometimes ran away from their plantations. Abolitionists battled to win victories in Congress to help free the slaves but the actions of both slaves and abolitionists helped lead to Civil War.

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