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Author Guy, Anita Aidt, 1956-

Title Maryland's persistent pursuit to end slavery, 1850-1864 / Anita Aidt Guy.

Published New York : Garland Pub., 1997.


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Physical description xv, 617 pages : map ; 23 cm.
Series Studies in African American history and culture.
Studies in African American history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 547-596) and index.
Contents I. Introduction -- II. The Origin of Maryland's Free Black Population -- III. Maryland Sentiment toward the Abolition of Slavery, Manumission, and Free Blacks -- IV. The Antislavery Activity of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends -- V. The Baltimore and East Baltimore Annual Conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church's Antislavery Activity -- VI. The Effectiveness and Role of the Maryland State Colonization Society on Antislavery Activity -- VII. Maryland Legislative and Constitutional Activity Relating to the Abolition of Slavery, Manumission, Free Blacks, and African Colonization -- VIII. The 1864 Maryland Constitutional Convention Abolishes Slavery -- IX. Conclusion.
Subject Antislavery movements -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century.
Free African Americans -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century.
Abolitionists -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century.
Maryland -- Race relations.
ISBN 0815325789