Slavery On Trial

Author: Jeannine Marie DeLombard
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807887738
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Jeannine Marie DeLombard examines how debates over slavery in the three decades before the Civil War employed legal language to "try" the case for slavery in the court of public opinion via popular print media.

Breaking Chains

Author: R. Gregory Nokes
ISBN: 9780870717123
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"Tells the story of the only slavery case ever adjudicated in Oregon courts - Holmes v.

Chocolate On Trial

Author: Lowell Joseph Satre
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821416251
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The story Satre tells illuminates what a stubbornly persistent institution slavery was and shows how Cadbury, a company with a well-regarded brand name and logo, endured ethical dilemmas and challenges to its record for social ...

The Fiery Trial Abraham Lincoln And American Slavery

Author: Eric Foner
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393080827
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When Lincoln lived there, the southern counties of Indiana and Illinois formed
part of a large area that encompassed the lower parts of the free states and the
northernmost slave states. This region retained much of the cultural flavor of the
Upper South. Its food, speech, settlement patterns, architecture, family ties, and
economic relations had much more in common with Kentucky and Tennessee
than with the northern counties of their own states, soon to be settled by New

The John Brown Slavery Revolt Trial

Author: David DeVillers
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780766013858
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Focuses on the trial of the abolitionist who was hanged for treason and murder following his attempt to capture a military arsenal and arm the slaves for revolt.

Slavery The Law

Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742521193
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Slave. Character. on. Trial. in. the. Antebellum. Deep. South. Ariela. Gross.
THOMAS READE COBB expressed an ancient theme of slave law when he wrote
that slaves in the American South had the "double character of person and
property" under the law, which generally meant that slaves were persons when
accused of a crime and property the rest of the time. Indeed, when slave buyers
felt their newly acquired human property to be "defective" physically or morally,
they sued the ...

Slavery In Alabama

Author: James Benson Sellers
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817305947
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Legislation was also enacted to prevent the harboring, stealing, and seducing
away from their owners of slaves, and to provide for the arrest and return of
runaways. Owners who wished to do so were authorized by law to emancipate
their slaves for meritorious service." After Alabama became a state in 1819, other
laws were passed covering importation and sale of slaves, trial of slaves and free
Negroes, emancipation, runaways, and patrols. These laws were incorporated
into the ...