The Church and Slavery attempts to reveal the evil of slavery through an understanding of the New-School Presbyterian church. Very little focus is put on interpretations of the Bible, unlike other books of this class.
In a critique of abolitionism that started as a letter to Angelina Grimke, Catharine Beecher argues that, because of the violence generated by the anti-slavery movement, women should not become involved.
The result of a census taken by members of the Society of Friends in 1847, this work provides an examination of the socioeconomic situation of African Americans living in Philadelphia in the mid-1800s.
Attributed to Samuel Webb, this history includes letters, speeches and other information regarding Pennsylvania Hall, built as a place to discuss slavery and other important social issues of the day, but destroyed by an angry mob after only four...