The exhibition features photographs and stories of a selection of objects to explore the often unknown and unexpected ways in which some items within the University's collections are related to the history of slavery and the abolitionist movement
. A range of people connected to the University were asked to give their response to an object and its history.
2016, 36-47; Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement
After a discussion of the contemporary abolitionist movement
, the paper critiques the framing of human trafficking as the 'modern slave trade' and briefly chart the historical origin of human trafficking within international legal frameworks.
Through an examination of the "growing abolitionist movement
unfolding in Europe" (p.
A tribunal had sentenced the 13 members of the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement
(IRA) in August to up to 15 years in prison after a protest against eviction by residents of a slum in the capital Nouakchott, many of whom are themselves former slaves.
The West African nation in August jailed 13 members of the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement
(IRA) for up to 15 years for their role in June protests by residents of a slum in the capital Nouakchott, many of whom are former slaves.
The extent to which harmony and division, racist and egalitarian belief, co-existed will continue to be debated by historians, but she argues compellingly that the abolitionist movement
itself created a space for interracial conversations to take place and for new understandings to emerge.
In the mid-19th century, the Finger Lakes became a crucible of civil rights movements: Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass led the abolitionist movement
from their homes in Auburn and Rochester, N.Y., as Tubman would lead "freedom takers" through the Underground Railroad to the homes of abolitionists and suffragists, where they could find refuge.
Civil War radically transformed perceptions of the abolitionist movement
, Garrison, and the war itself.
While of enduring value for academia, "A Fluid Frontier" will also prove to be of exceptional interest to the non-specialist general reader with respect to the history of the 18th Century abolitionist movement
in general, and the famed 'underground railroad' in particular.
This is a hymn written by a former slave trader John Newton who became a leading voice in the abolitionist movement
After escaping from bondage, Clarke then traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts, and became a primary spokesman for the abolitionist movement
throughout the Northeast and Canada during the 1840s and 1850s.
The Historical Society will create pamphlets, resource guides and program materials to inform visitors of Fitchburg's participation in the Abolitionist movement
Southern planters responded to the growing abolitionist movement
in the 1840s and 1850s with an explicitly proslavery argument that asserted that African Americans and the American economy were both better off for the presence of slavery, and that the mid-19th-century example of Irish urban desperation was precisely what free blacks and their advocates should expect if slavery were abolished.
There was also resistance to slavery and a not so strong abolitionist movement
. Museums and archives, and recent memorials are also listed.