The Underground Railroad in Michigan

The Underground Railroad in Michigan

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Baker & Taylor
"This book is the first comprehensive exploration of abolitionism and the network of escape from slavery in the state. First-person accounts are interwoven with an expansive historical overview of national events to offer a fresh examination of Michigan's critical role in the movement to end American slavery"--Provided by publisher.

Blackwell Publishing
Through living far north of the Mason-Dixon line, many mid-nineteenth-century citizens of Michigan rose up to protest the moral offense of slavery; they published an abolitionist newspaper and founded an anti-slavery society, as well as a campaign for emancipation. By the 1840s. a prominent abolitionist from Illinois had crossed the state line to Michigan, establishing new stations on the Underground Railroad.

This book is the first comprehensive exploration of abolitionism and the network of escape from slavery in the state. First-person accounts are interwoven with an expansion historical overview of national events to offer a fresh examination of Michigan's critical role in the movement to end American slavery.

McFarland Publishing
Though living far north of the Mason-Dixon line, many mid-nineteenth-century citizens of Michigan rose up to protest the moral offense of slavery; they published an abolitionist newspaper and founded an anti-slavery society, as well as a campaign for emancipation. By the 1840s, a prominent abolitionist from Illinois had crossed the state line to Michigan, establishing new stations on the Underground Railroad. This book is the first comprehensive exploration of abolitionism and the network of escape from slavery in the state. First-person accounts are interwoven with an expansive historical overview of national events to offer a fresh examination of Michigan's critical role in the movement to end American slavery.

Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, c2010
ISBN: 9780786446384
0786446382
Branch Call Number: 973.7115 M91u
Characteristics: vii, 215 p. : ill. ; 27 cm

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