Abolition in Antebellum Boston

Grades 9-12

How did Americans imagine their natural rights?

How did they attempt to institutionalize these rights into law,

and what were the effects of this institutionalization on the disenfranchised?

 

Lesson One
   
Lesson Two
 
Lesson Three
The Case of Anthony Burns, Boston, 1854: Choosing a Side
 
 
Gallows on Brighton Street
 
Tho All the World Betrays Thee:” The Intersections of Irish Nationalism and American Abolitionism in Antebellum Boston
by Jay Griffin
   
by Ron Janowicz
 
by Jonathan Streff & Matthew Brophy

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