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HIS 200 - Doing History: An Introduction: Abolitionism (Gifford)

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Sample Subjects


African American abolitionists                                                                                    


Antislavery movements     

Fugitive slaves

Slavery--United States

Underground Railroad

Books published before 1923 may be available in full text in Google Books or other websites such as HathiTrust or Internet Archive.  


The Abolitionist: or Record of the New-England anti-slavery society by William Lloyd Garrison.
(online - HathiTrust).

The Underground Railroad: A record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, & c., by William Still. 
(online - Internet Archive).


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