POL SCI 147B Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Proclamation Of Neutrality, Hartford Convention, Embargo Act Of 1807

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The benevolent empire- collective activity, national spirit (seen as all-embracing) Garrison 1805 canadian born and editor of prohibition newspaper then converted to anti- slavery movement. Accused someone of being a slave-trader in paper, sued for libel, 6 months in jail, rethought position on slavery, came out much more radical. Changed stance from gradual to immediate freeing of slaves. Frederick douglas slave in md looking for some time off also worked on a ship in baltimore. Student of american political development: evangelical religion order. 1815 union humane assoc. founded by lundy (quaker: constitutional order. Relative lack of intercurrence/connection between 1 and 2. Franklin 1790 carries petition from penn anti-slave society to congress calling for end of slavery. First party system- almost never had anything much to do with anti-slavery cause. Divided into 2 strong factions (madison leading republicans). 1791- jefferson and madison take botanical trip up to ne. Governor clinton and chancellor livingston (big ny names) and aaron burr (tammany hall).

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