||Daniel Walker Howe is a fine
and historian of ideas.
From the end of the War of 1812 through the first railroads and telegraphs, the Mexican-American War which shifted America's center of gravity to the slaveowning south. Meanwhile, evangelism, temperance (anti-alcohol) and anti-slavery movements stirred up the country.
|If you haven't read it yet, maybe now is a good time, and guess what, it's a best-seller which means Amazon is discounting it big. Accept no substitutes (esp. from anybody named Beck).|
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A milder paper than Garrison's Liberator. After 1840, it became the property of the faction of the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, a conservative (especially anti-feminist) faction of the American Anti-Slavery Society, led by the Tappans.
Source: Stewart, Holy Warriers, p69 94, 100, and Karcher, ...First Woman .. Lydia Child.., p267.
Copyright 1998 by Hal Morris, Secaucus, NJ
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