The Resource Slavery and politics in the early american republic, (electronic resource)

Slavery and politics in the early american republic, (electronic resource)

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Slavery and politics in the early american republic
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Slavery and politics in the early american republic
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eng
Summary
Giving close consideration to previously neglected debates, Matthew Mason challenges the common contention that slavery held little political significance in America until the Missouri Crisis of 1819. Mason demonstrates that slavery and politics were enmeshed in the creation of the nation, and in fact there was never a time between the Revolution and the Civil War in which slavery went uncontested. The American Revolution set in motion the split between slave states and free states, but Mason explains that the divide took on greater importance in the early nineteenth century. He examines the partisan and geopolitical uses of slavery, the conflicts between free states and their slaveholding neighbors, and the political impact of African Americans across the country.Offering a full picture of the politics of slavery in the crucial years of the early republic, Mason demonstrates that partisans and patriots, slave and free--and not just abolitionists and advocates of slavery--should be considered important players in the politics of slavery in the United States.Giving close consideration to previously neglected debates, Matthew Mason challenges the common contention that slavery held little political significance in America until the Missouri Crisis of 1819. Mason demonstrates that slavery and politics were enmeshed in the creation of the nation, and that in fact there was never a time between the Revolution and the Civil War in which slavery went uncontested. Offering a full picture of the politics of slavery in the crucial years of the early republic, Mason demonstrates that partisans and patriots, slave and free--and not just abolitionists and advocates of slavery--should be considered important players in the politics of slavery in the United States.-->
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Midwest
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Mason, Matthew
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326.0973/09034
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Slavery
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Slavery and politics in the early american republic, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11718396
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multicolored
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MWT11718396
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11718396
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Label
Slavery and politics in the early american republic, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11718396
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11718396
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11718396
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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