B. Republican Government in Practice: Contests over Institutions and Policy, and Challenges to the Tradition Lectures 18-19

 

(November 7, 2018 and November 12, 2018): Slavery, Dispossession, Race, Abolition and Republicanism Sagoyewatha (Red Jacket), speeches at Buffalo Creek, Fort Niagara Council, and petitions to Calhoun , to Governor Clinton (1818), against land sale of 1826, and on race and religion; in Collected Speeches. [scan] Petition of Cherokee Women’s Council, 1817 (scan from Theda Perdue) Angelina Grimké, An Appeal to the Women of the Nominally Free States. Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Chapter 11 and other selections. What is it to be free? Three web-based Douglass speeches: 1. March 1847, Farewell Address to the British People http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?PAGE=4395 (Douglass on pro-slavery spirit of the U.S. Constitution) 2. May 15, 1851: Change of Opinion on Constitution, in Douglass’ North Star http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?PAGE=4389 3. July 5, 1852: “Meaning of July 4th for the Negro” http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?PAGE=2945 Antislavery petitions from the Digital Archive of Massachusetts Antislavery and Anti-Segregation Petitions – https://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataverse/antislaverypetitionsma Expansions of Citizenship: From Abolitionism to Women’s Rights and Civil Rights Petition of Cherokee Women’s Council, 1817 (scan from Theda Perdue) [E] Angelina Grimké, An Appeal to the Women of the Nominally Free States. [E] The Seneca Falls Declaration (1844) [E] Daniel Carpenter and Colin D. Moore, “When Canvassers Became Activists: Anti- slavery Petitioning and the Mobilization of American Women,” American Political Science Review (2014) [E]. Selected petitions from the Digital Archive of Massachusetts Antislavery and Anti- Segregation Petitions – https://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataverse/antislaverypetitionsma M. L. King, Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail, 1963 [E]

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