Antislavery Political Writings, first published in 2004, presents the best speeches and writings of the leading American antislavery thinkers, activists and politicians in the years between 1830 and 1860. These chapters demonstrate the range of theoretical and political choices open to antislavery advocates during the antebellum period.

part V|26 pages

Slavery and the Constitution

part VI|28 pages

Free-Soil and Fugitive Slaves