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HIST 1370: African-American Experience

In defense

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  • Slavery -- justification
  • Slavery -- controversial literature 
  • Slavery -- law and legislation
  • Slavery -- United States -- Historiography

Other keywords to try:

  • Slaveholder
  • Proslavery
  • Apology or "apology for slavery"
  • Defense or defend(er)
  • Justification or other synonyms

In opposition

  • Abolition or abolitionist
  • Anti-slavery movements (sometimes spelled antislavery)
  • Slavery -- law and legislation
  • Slavery -- United States -- Historiography

Other keywords to try:

  • Emancipation
  • Enslavement