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proslavery arguement reconsidered

David Herbert Donald

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from The Journal of Southern History, Vol. XXXVII, No. 1, February, 1971.

Statementby David Donald.
SeriesBobbs-Merrill reprint series in history -- H-384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19096734M

  One of the most difficult historical questions for Christians is how so many white Christians could have sanctioned slavery. For example, George Whitefield, the premier evangelist of the First Great Awakening, was a slaveowner, in spite of early critical comments he made about the slave system in the American : Thomas Kidd.


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Hammond and George Fitzhugh. InHammond at-tempted to draw the patron of reform, Lewis Tappan, into an argument about the merits of slavery by sending him a copy of Letters on Slavery. Tappan refused the engagement with the ex. The Pro-Slavery Argument, as Maintained by the Most Distinguished Writers of the Southern States by Harper, Proslavery arguement reconsidered bookHammond, James Henry and a great selection of related proslavery arguement reconsidered book, art and collectibles available now at Proslavery book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Revision of thesis (Ph. D.)--University of North Carolina, /5(7). This book tells the untold story of the fight to defend slavery in the British Empire. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from art, poetry, and literature, to propaganda, scientific studies, and parliamentary papers, Proslavery Britain explores the many ways in which slavery's defenders helped shape the processes of abolition and emancipation.

Teacher’s Note. While under the Common Core Standards Cannibals All. qualifies as an informational text, it is first and foremost a passionately argued piece of persuasive writing. Published in Richmond, Virginia, inand aimed at both Northern and Southern readers, it sought to claim for the South the moral high ground in the increasingly fierce national debate over slavery.5/5(2).

Today’s historians are more sympathetic to his argument that the Constitution made possible the expansion of slavery in the early United States. According to Ibram X. Kendi, author of the National Proslavery arguement reconsidered book Award–winning Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (), the Constitution “enshrined the power.

Historian Larry E. Tise challenged this common belief about proslavery arguments. He demonstrated that arguments to the effect that slavery was a “positive good” arose before the rise of abolitionism during the s.

They did not spring up suddenly in response to. Tise chronicles a constant stream of books, articles, pamphlets and sermons—his chapter on the growth of proslavery arguments by clergy, usually derived from narrow interpretations of Scripture, is illuminating—and builds to a remarkable and probably controversial exploration of the 'proslavery Republicanism,' which he sees as the full flowering of the conservative Federalist 3/5(1).

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Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Proslavery Arguments: An Overview. In the decades leading up to the Civil War, sectional tensions between North and South manifested themselves in both popular and political discourse.

Even though abolitionism, as a political cause, remained unpopular in the North and South, antislavery literature such as Harriet Beecher Stowe 's Uncle Tom's Cabin. Pro Slavery Argument from Cannibals All.

Book Excerpt. Background Notes. Cannibals All. by George Fitzhugh () was published inthe same year as the Dred Scott Supreme Court decision. The book owes both its title and much of its intellectual foundation to the British social critic and historian Thomas Carlyle.

The book’s central. Probing at the very core of the American political consciousness from the colonial period through the early republic, this thorough and unprecedented study by Larry E. Tise suggests that American proslavery thought, far from being an invention of the slave-holding South, had its origins in the crucible of conservative New England.

Proslavery rhetoric, Tise shows, came late to the South, where 2/5(1). The Emergence of Proslavery Thought The Outlines of Antebellum Proslavery Thought Racial Theory and Ideology: The Key to Proslavery Thought PART TWO The Documents.

Politics, Economics, and Proslavery Thought 1. Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the State of Virginia, 2. John C. Calhoun, Speech in the U.S.

Senate, : Paul Finkelman. Cotton Is King, and Pro-Slavery Arguments: Comprising the Writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartwright, on This.

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 4. “Southern pro-slavery theorists asserted that slavery eliminated this problem by elevating all free people to the status of “citizen”, and removing the landless poor (the “mudsill”) from the political process entirely by means of enslavement” (“The Pro-slavery Argument”).

3 Donald, "The Proslavery Argument Reconsidered," 12, Donald's interpretation of slavery's defenders seems to fit within the genre of "status-anxiety" interpretations- explanations of ideologies and social movements as the result of concern about changing, usually diminishing social status.

The pro-slavery supporters used the bible to suggest that the Slave Trade was tolerated and approved of by God in the days of Abraham. In a book by an unknown author - The Negro and the Free Born Briton compared; or a vindication of the African slave trade - the author argued that slavery was lawful from a religious, political and.

Bertram Wyatt-Brown, “Modernizing Southern Slavery: The Proslavery Argument Reinterpreted,” in J. Morgan Krousser and James M. McPherson, eds., Region, Race, and Reconstruction: Essays in Honor of C Vann Woodward (New York: Oxford University Press, ), 27–49, at Google ScholarCited by: 1.

The Southern Response to British Abolitionism: The Maturation of Proslavery Apologetics Article in The Journal of Southern History 70(2) May with 37 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Edward B. Rugemer. A collection of the most important American proslavery articles is The Pro-slavery argument: as maintained by the most distinguished writers of the southern states: Containing the several essays on the subject, of Chancellor Harper, Governor Hammond, Dr.

Simms, and Professor Dew (). Donald, "The Proslavery Argument Reconsidered," 12, Donald's interpretation of slavery's defenders seems to fit within the genre of "status-anxiety" interpretations- explanations of ideologies and social movements as the result of concern about changing, usually diminishing social status.

George Fitzhugh (November 4, – J ) was an American social theorist who published racial and slavery-based sociological theories in the antebellum argued that the negro "is but a grown up child" who needs the economic and social protections of slavery.

Fitzhugh decried capitalism as practiced by the Northern United States and Great Britain as spawning "a war of the rich Born: 4 NovemberPrince William County, Virginia. Transcriber's Note: Spelling and punctuation anomalies were retained, such as "Masachusettes" and "philanthrophy" on page The table of contents can be found at the end of this book.

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Learn pro slavery argument with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of pro slavery argument flashcards on Quizlet. The pro-slavery argument was that slavery was actually a moral practice in that slaves were treated better than factory workers in the North.

Slaves had shelter, and food, while in the north, people starved to death and struggled to support their families. George Fitzhugh, a Virginia “pro-slavery intellectual,” voiced some particularly radical ideas.

George Fitzhugh’s “Universal Law Of Slavery” Although George Fitzhugh said that “the negro race is inferior to the white race,” he viewed slavery as a practice that was more for.

Southern slaveholders’ proslavery arguments defended the interests of the plantation owners against attempts by abolitionists, lower classes, and non-whites to institute a more equal social structure.

Southern proslavery theorists argued that the class of landless poor was easily manipulated and thus could destabilize society as a whole. The moral arguments against slavery eventually won out. Before the Civil War and the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S.

Constitution, a great debate between abolitionists and those who wanted to preserve slavery raged on. Abolitionists used moral arguments to counteract the case made by their pro-slavery counterparts. David Herbert Donald was an American historian, best known for his acclaimed biography of Abraham Lincoln.

The proslavery arguement reconsidered by David Herbert Donald 1 edition - first published in Not in Library × Close. Subjects. History, Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Biography, Politics and government, United States. IntroductionCotton is king: or, Slavery in the light of political economy.

By D. ChristyLiberty and slavery: or, Slavery in the light of moral and political philosophy. By A. BledsoeThe Bible argument: or, Slavery in the light of divine revelation. By T. Stringfellow.- Pages: La période de la Reconstruction, qui suivit la guerre de Sécession, s’acheva enlorsque les dernières troupes fédérales quittèrent le Sud.

Ce que les Sudistes appelèrent la «Rédemption» avait déjà commencé avec le retour au pouvoir du parti Démocrate dans la majorité des États du Sud.

Elle se poursuivit avec une politique de ségrégation, où la violence raciale, l. The travail of slavery / Kenneth M. Stampp ; Nazi camp survival and slavery compared / Stanley M. Elkins ; Spirituals and the far side of Jordan / Wayman B. McLaughlin ; Negroes in rebellion, / Kenneth W.

Porter -- The abolitionists : In one volume, these essentially unabridged selections from the works of the proslavery apologists are now conveniently accessible to scholars and students of the antebellum South. The Ideology of Slavery includes excerpts by Thomas R.

Dew, founder of a new phase of proslavery militancy; William Harper and James Henry Hammond, representatives of the proslavery mainstream; Thornton Stringfellow.

southern defences of slavery - History bibliographies - in Harvard style. Change style powered by CSL. Popular The Proslavery Argument Reconsidered - The Journal of Southern History. In-text: (Donald, Book. Fredrickson, G.

The Black image in the white mind - Harper & Row. Insixty abolitionist leaders from ten states met in Philadelphia to create a national organization to bring about immediate emancipation of all slaves. The American Anti-slavery Society elected officers and adopted a constitution and declaration.

Drafted by William Lloyd Garrison, the declaration pledged its members to work for. Narrative Life Of Frederick Douglass History Essay. words (6 pages) Essay in History. Other pro-slavery arguments were based on the belief that black people had bad mental abilities. Slave owners stated that black people did not possess such intellect as white people and slavery was a form of taking care about black people.

Define proslavery. proslavery synonyms, proslavery pronunciation, proslavery pdf, English dictionary definition of proslavery. adj in favour of or supporting slavery Moreover, he separates the proslavery argument, Romine's chapter on Kennedy and Page--to me, the book's most provocative and subtle--begins by noting that.A Download pdf Argument, – A Close Reading Guide from America in Class 2 amount of pay, only to abandon them when they cease to be useful.

In the Southern slave economy, on the other hand, “labor is capital.” Slaves, of course, do the work of the plantation, but File Size: KB.Ebook Arguments; Thomas R.

Dew. In the South the philosophy and defence of slavery and of a society based on inequalities among its members became the dominating theme.

The discussion had begun a generation earlier with the memorable debates in the Virginia Legislature of