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Slavery in America

Slavery in America [electronic resource] / selected by Vernon Burton and Troy Smith from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources.
[Farmington Hills, Michigan] : Gale Cengage Learning, [2007?]
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1 online resource (illustrations, maps, portraits)
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"Writings on slavery by those who lived it"--Opening screen.
Title from title screen (viewed April 10, 2017).
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Digital collection of documents documenting key aspects of the history of slavery in America, from its origins in Africa to its abolition, including materials on the slave trade, plantation life, emancipation, pro-slavery and anti-slavery arguments, the religious views on slavery, and so on. It includes personal narratives, pamphlets, addresses, political speeches, monographs, sermons, plays, songs, poetic and fictional works published between the 17th and late 19th centuries. Searchable and browsable by subject, author, or title.
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Also known as: Sources in U.S. history online : slavery in America
Sources in United States history online : slavery in America
Also known as: SUSHO : slavery in America
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April 10, 2017
I. Transatlantic slave trade
II. Antebellum
III. Buildup to war
IV. War
V. After the war
VI. Slavery in arts and literature.
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