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Articles with keyword "abolitionists"

Poster of Eliza from Uncle Tom's Cabin crossing the Ohio River.


The First Great American Novel

It was Uncle Tom's Cabin.

NAACP parade with marchers carrying a coffin for Jim Crow.


From Freedom to Equality with NEH

“We hold these truths to be self-evident,” wrote Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence.

Scene from "The Abolitionists"


The Agitator

William Lloyd Garrison burned the Constitution as he roared against the injustice of slavery.


Editor's Note, January/February 2013

Recently, a young African-American reader told me she did not see herself in the covers of HUMANITIES.

Thaddeus Stevens was a resolute fighter


Remarkable Radical: Thaddeus Stevens

Thaddeus Stevens was a fearsome reformer, who never backed down from a fight.


Editor's Note, November/December 2012

From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.