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That the Continental Congress felt like Jefferson’s antislavery sentiments were too controversial, but the accusation of “instigated insurrections” was not, suggests just how successful their campaign had been.You Can't Tell the Story of 1776 Without Talking About Race and Slavery|Robert G. Parkinson|July 4, 2021|Time
Lincoln’s outlook was rooted in a distinct antislavery constitutionalism, elaborated by reformers and politicians in counterpoint to the proslavery constitutionalism of Southern enslavers.Working to end slavery, Lincoln found power — and limits — in the Constitution|Elizabeth R. Varon|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
He needed Southern oligarchs’ support to secure a presidential nomination, but he needed his antislavery constituents’ votes to hold on to his Senate seat.Mitch McConnell has repeated Stephen A. Douglas’s biggest mistake|Lauren Haumesser|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
In the short term, however, the Haitian Revolution actually slowed the official antislavery campaign.
Popular pressure then forced British leaders to take the lead in the international antislavery crusade.
The first two volumes concentrated almost exclusively on the white male leaders of the antislavery campaign.
That would only foreshadow the “fractured antislavery world” to come, as Kantrowitz calls it, which emerged after the Civil War.Did the Civil War Achieve Equality? Stephen Kantrowitz’s ‘More Than Freedom’|Eric Herschthal|August 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Although from his youth an antislavery man, Lincoln was not an Abolitionist in the early days of the slavery agitation.
He came forth as the champion of the antislavery cause in his native State, and soon attracted the eyes of the whole nation.
How far antislavery documents had influence on the slaves themselves, it is difficult to say.
A year later, the students of Lane Seminary determined to hold an antislavery prayer meeting.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
He was one of the pioneers in the antislavery movement, and one of the founders of the Republican party.Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?|John B. Remsburg