First published in 2009. From the founding of Jamestown to the American Civil War, slavery and abolition shaped American national, regional and racial identities. This four-volume reset edition draws together rare sources relating to American slavery systems. Volume 2 includes the Revolutionary and Early National Period and covers the Anti-Slavery Impulse and Reaction to It and the Slave Experience.

chapter |22 pages

Three Trial Records

chapter |10 pages

The Life and Confession of Cato

chapter |9 pages

The Diary of Edward Hooker

chapter |55 pages

Crawford, Observations Upon Negro-Slavery

chapter |49 pages

Webster, Effects of Slavery

chapter |20 pages

[Rees], Letters on Liberty and Slavery

chapter |9 pages

Nixon, a Serious Address

chapter |10 pages

Holcombe, the First Fruits