British Antislavery Influence, 1770-1865

Overview

Module 1 focuses on efforts by British individuals and institutions to support the American antislavery movement and to promote antislavery sentiment in the United States.  The Library's first section addresses the first topic through a compilation of Anglo-American letters and other communications.  The Library's second section offers a broader view of British influence through an examination of publications, speeches and petitions that British antislavery advocates addressed to the American public and to specific subsets of the population.  Included in this archive are several published American reactions.  For those interested in browsing documents according to specific historical themes, please refer to the Document Collections and Case Study areas of this module.

 

Library

BRITISH INFLUENCE ON THE AMERICAN ANTISLAVERY MOVEMENT, 1770-1865

BRITISH ANTISLAVERY INFLUENCE ON THE AMERICAN PUBLIC, 1770-1865

Document Collections

THE RELIGIOUS DIMENSION OF BRITISH ANTISLAVERY INFLUENCE, 1770-1865

BRITISH INFLUENCE ON BLACK AMERICANS IN THE AMERICAN ANTISLAVERY MOVEMENT, 1820-1865

BRITISH AND AMERICAN WOMEN IN THE ANTISLAVERY MOVEMENT, 1830-1865

AMERICAN RESPONSES TO BRITISH ANTISLAVERY INFLUENCE, 1810-1865

THE SCHISM - THE BRITISH SIDE WITH THE AMERICAN AND FOREIGN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY, 1840-1865

Case Study

THE RELIGIOUS DIMENSION OF BRITISH ANTISLAVERY INFLUENCE, 1770-1865

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