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Slavery & the Underground Railroad in South Central Pennsylvania (Paperback) (Cooper H. Wingert)

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Much like the rest of the nation, South Central Pennsylvania struggled with slavery. The institution lingered locally for more than fifty years, although it was virtually extinct everywhere else within Pennsylvania. Gradually, antislavery views prevailed. The Appalachian Mountains and the Susquehanna River provided natural cover for fleeing slaves, causing an influx of travel along the Underground Railroad. Locals like William Wright and James McAllister assisted these runaways while publicly advocating to abolish slavery. Historian Cooper Wingert reveals the struggles between slavery and abolition in South Central Pennsylvania.
Number of Pages: 158
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: American Heritage
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Cooper H. Wingert
Language: English
Street Date: June 6, 2016
TCIN: 51322030
UPC: 9781467119733
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-2111
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