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Mary Stout on 4/6/2012 10:49:18 AM
Comments: For people today, slavery is a problem with an obvious solution. In the 19th century, slavery was a hotbutton issue that divided the nation. Proponents of slavery adamantly defended the practice while opponents of slavery vehemently denounced it and sought to abolish it. Those who opposed slavery had a common goal, but did not agree on the best strategy to eliminate slavery. Even within individual abolitionist groups, consensus was difficult to obtain. Caroline R. Miller documents the complexity... More details