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Peabody, Ephraim (1807-1856) Slavery in the United States: its evils, alleviations and remedies.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.056 Author/Creator: Peabody, Ephraim (1807-1856) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet Date: 1851 Pagination: 36 p. ; 24 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: Reprinted from the North American Review. Sees colonization as the only solution to slavery. "Were legal slavery abolished at the South, it would probably be centuries before it could be abolished from the Southern mind." Believes abolitionist pressure is counter- productive: "Whatever important ends slavery agitation at the North may have accomplished, it has paralyzed and struck down the southern friends of freedom." First edition. Printed by Charles C. Little and James Brown, Boston, Massachusetts.

People: Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: SlaveryPoliticsAfricaAfrican American HistoryColonizationAbolitionReform Movement

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