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The Underground Railroad in Michigan
Carol E. Mull

Published 2010 by McFarland & Co., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"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.

Table of Contents

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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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E450 .M85 2010

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vii, 215 p. :
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