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South to freedom : runaway slaves to Mexico and the road to the Civil War

text South to freedom : runaway slaves to Mexico and the road to the Civil War

Summary
"The Underground Railroad to the North was salvation for many US slaves before the Civil War. But during the same decades, thousands of people in the south-central United States escaped slavery not by heading north but by crossing the southern bor... Read more
Contents

Defending slavery--The meaning of liberty--The right to property--An antislavery republic--In accordance with the laws, they are free--The Texas Revolution--Annexation--Compromise lost--Liberty found--The balance of power--Citizenship--War.

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Description
xi, 365 pages : illustration ; 25 cm
Publisher
Basic Books 2020

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TADL-WOOD 306.3 BAU in New Non-fiction Available

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