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  • Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, c2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: 215 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780786446384
  • 0786446382


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The Underground Railroad in Michigan

by Mull, Carol E., 1952-

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Call number: R 973.711 Mu, 973.711 Mu

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Slavery, settlement, and the Underground Railroad -- Underground Railroad beginnings -- Michigan as a destination and gateway -- Obtaining freedom in Michigan -- Disturbing influences : abolitionists -- Stations in the wilderness : a working system of assistance -- An interstate network of escape -- Persuasion and politics -- The Port Huron-Pontiac-Detroit network -- Men of oppression -- Fractures in the cause -- New beginnings to end slavery -- Southern men on northern soil -- Trials and tribulations -- 1850 Fugitive Slave Act -- Two days to midnight -- Colonization of Canada -- The year of John Brown.

"This book is the first comprehensive exploration of abolitionism and the network of escape from slavery in the state. First-person accounts are interwoven with an expansive historical overview of national events to offer a fresh examination of Michigan's critical role in the movement to end American slavery"--Provided by publisher.

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