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  1. The antislavery movement in Kentucky

    Harrison, Lowell H. (Lowell Hayes), 1922-2011
    Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c1978.

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  2. The antislavery movement in Kentucky

    Harrison, Lowell H. (Lowell Hayes), 1922-2011
    Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015.

    As one of only two states in the nation to still allow slavery by the time of the Thirteenth Amendment in 1865, Kentucky's history of slavery runs deep. Based on extensive research, The Antislavery Movement in Kentucky focuses on two main antislavery movements that emerged in Kentucky during the early years of opposition. By 1820, Kentuckians such as Cassius Clay called for the emancipation of slaves -- a gradual end to slavery with compensation to owners. Others, such as Delia Webster, who smuggled three fugitive slaves across the Kentucky border to freedom in Ohio, advocated for abolition -

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  3. Philadelphia Quakers and the antislavery movement

    Temple, Brian, 1955-
    Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]

    "The Quakers came to America in the 17th century to seek religious freedom. After years of struggle, they achieved success in various endeavors and, like many wealthy colonists of the time, bought and sold slaves. But a movement to remove slavery from their midst, grew until they renounced the slave trade and freed their slaves. Once they rejected slavery, the Quakers then began to petition the state and Federal governments to do the same. When those in power turned a blind eye to the suffering of those enslaved, the Quakers used both legal and, in the eyes of the government, illegal means to fight slavery. This determination to stand against slavery led some Quakers to join with others to be a part of the Underground Railroad. The transition from friend to foe of slavery was not a quick one but one that nevertheless was ahead of the rest of America"--Provided by publisher

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