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431 Index Abbott, L. S., 216–17 Abolitionists and abolitionism: economic context of, 3; and threats of disunion, 7, 8–9, 62, 105, 108, 152, 174, 181, 216, 221, 223, 228, 231, 238, 264, 275, 276–77, 301–2; and accusations of disunion, 9, 10, 15, 63, 102–3, 121, 181, 255, 290, 341, 344, 347; and racial egalitarianism, 9, 70, 84, 85, 96, 104, 115, 275, 345; and gender egalitarianism, 9, 70, 84, 96–97, 132, 135, 275; Calhoun on, 11; and blundering generation argument, 14; gradual emancipation distinguished from, 15, 61, 72, 352 (n. 22); and slavery as moral issue, 53, 61, 64, 70, 73, 85, 97, 105, 109–10, 118, 119, 124, 131, 144, 152, 153, 157, 163, 180, 195, 197, 202, 277; and North’s complicity in slave system, 60, 235; and Garrison, 60– 61, 66, 69, 70, 72; and free blacks, 61, 62–66, 69, 79, 85, 97–98, 102, 114– 15, 236–39, 242–43, 264–65, 303–4; and white Southerners, 61, 66, 74; and white men, 61, 66–67, 73; and white women, 61, 73, 84, 130; in Britain , 61, 119, 132, 150, 161, 246, 262; and prophecies of disunion, 64, 67, 78, 342; and borderlands, 66–68; and Quakers, 71–72; Southern demonization of, 84–85; and Child, 95, 99; and constitutional issues, 95–96, 303; and coalitions, 96–102; and Frederick Douglass, 100–101; and sectional crisis of 1835, 102–5; and antiabolitionism , 103–5, 107, 121, 133, 134, 144, 150, 338; and partisan politics , 105–7; and Protestant churches, 107, 108; and antislavery petitions to Congress, 109–10, 112, 113, 114, 116– 17, 118; and Texas annexation, 128, 129, 165, 168, 174; and female authors, 137–38; schism over political action, 144, 163, 195–96, 204; and woman’s rights, 144–45, 205; and Amistad case, 155, 157, 159, 161; and Prigg case, 159; and Latimer controversy , 162–64; and Mexican War, 181, 195–96; and Wilmot Proviso, 186, 190, 192, 194–97; gendered language concerning, 186–87, 190–91, 378 (n. 45); and Mexican Cession, 199; and election of 1848, 201; and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 203–4, 205; and disunion petitions, 214, 216; and European radicalism, 215; and Webster , 217–18, 219; and Fugitive Slave Law, 241–43; disunion as retributive 432 Δ Index justice, 251, 256, 269; Seward on, 263; radical abolitionists, 265–66, 267, 278, 300, 319; and Lincoln, 280; and Dred Scott decision, 300–302, 303. See also Garrison, William Lloyd Adams, James H., 294 Adams, John, 34–35 Adams, John Quincy: and National Republicans, 56, 57; and Whig Party, 106; and antislavery petitions, 111, 112, 114, 128, 130, 146, 157, 172–73, 213; and Haverhill petition, 150–52, 214, 301, 341, 345; and Amistad case, 155, 157, 158, 159, 160; and Texas annexation , 165, 166, 168, 169; and accusations of disunion, 209, 345; and threats of disunion, 320 African American Female Intelligence Society of Boston, 65 African American women, 65, 96–98, 132, 204–5, 242–43. See also Free blacks African Female Benevolent Society of Troy, New York, 97 African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 50, 51 African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 101 Albany Evening Journal, 270, 303 American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (AFASS), 144–45, 177–78 American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS), 60, 95–96, 98, 101, 102, 138, 145, 180, 238, 242, 303 American Bible Society, 179 American Colonization Society (ACS), 48, 49–50, 57, 62, 92, 101, 179, 359 (n. 33), 364 (n. 37) American Party, 257–59, 261–62, 265, 269, 274, 275, 277, 287 American System, 56, 94, 143 American Whig Review, 224, 230 Amistad case, 141, 145, 154–55, 157–61 Anbinder, Tyler, 258 Andrew, James Osgood, 178 Antislavery movement: and accusations of disunion, 9–10, 15, 52, 102, 121–22; petition campaign of, 11, 109–14, 116– 21, 127, 135, 145–46, 196, 245; and process of sectional alienation, 11–12, 116–21, 338; in Britain, 52; and Southern defiance, 58; and Upper South, 66–68; and mob violence, 133–35, 177; divisions within, 134–35, 144–45; and constitutional issues, 154; and Amistad case, 155; and Latimer controversy, 163; and Texas annexation, 164, 165, 190; and election of 1840, 201; and European revolutions , 215–16; and sectional di√erences , 221; and Fugitive Slave Law, 236; paternalism of, 239; and Boston Vigilance Committee, 241, 242; and Kansas-Nebraska Act, 251–52, 256– 57; and Lincoln, 280; and Republican Party, 283–84, 285, 286, 302, 320; and...

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9781469606200
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472
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2013-01-01
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