[Audiobooks] Challenging Slavery in the Chesapeake: Black and White Resistance to Human Bondage, 1775–1865 Author T. Stephen Whitman – Selindameditasyon.com

Challenging Slavery in the Chesapeake: Black and White Resistance to Human Bondage, 1775–1865 A chronological account of nine decades of antislavery activity in Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, culminating in the Civil War Challenging slavery could entail negotiating for freedom by manumission grasping freedom by flight or insurrection or uniting with external allies in the American Revolution, the War of , or the Civil War Free black people also undermined slavery as workers, worshippers, teachers, and writers Whites who aided black freedom seekers also played their part



10 thoughts on “Challenging Slavery in the Chesapeake: Black and White Resistance to Human Bondage, 1775–1865

  1. Paul Haspel Paul Haspel says:

    To challenge the institution of slavery in the Chesapeake region must have seemed an impossible thing in those antebellum days After all, slavery had existed in the region since the first slave ship had docked at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619 before the Mayflower And yet there were those brave souls who did fight back against the peculiar institution


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