Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1787-1865 a history of human bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin by Christopher P. Lehman

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Extension to the territories,
  • Race relations,
  • Social conditions,
  • Slavery,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementChristopher P. Lehman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE415.7 .L44 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25010755M
ISBN 100786458720
ISBN 109780786458721
LC Control Number2011003416
OCLC/WorldCa689522327

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Lehman’s book, Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, Like the southern states, one of the reasons Illinois allowed slavery was economic. During early European exploration, the area of present-day Minnesota was part of New France and, as such, was governed by its slavery laws.

United States territory. The first legislation against slavery was the Northwest Ordinance ofwhich forbade slavery in the Northwest Territory, which included those parts of Minnesota that are east of the Mississippi. Professor Lehman is the author of Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, – A History of Human Bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

He has been a visiting fellow at Harvard University’s W. DuBois Center for African and African American Research. Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, – A History of Human Bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, by Christopher P.

Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, A history of human bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Christopher P. Lehman is a professor of ethnic studies at St. Cloud State University and the author of Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley A History of Human Bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Slavery in Illinois existed for more than a is did not become a state untilbut earlier regional systems of government had already established slavery.

France introduced African slavery to the Illinois Country in the early eighteenth century. French and other inhabitants of Illinois continued the practice of owning slaves throughout the Illinois Country's period of British.

Lehman, who is a professor of ethnic studies at St. Cloud State University, has written several books, including “Power, Politics, and the Decline of the Civil Rights Movement” and “Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, A History of Human Bondage in.

In another twist, it required gradual emancipation, stating that indentured servants be freed at age 21 for males and age 18 for females. This was “a gesture to anti-slavery residents,” according to Christopher P.

Lehman’s book, “Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, ”. In another twist, it required gradual emancipation, stating that indentured servants be freed at age 21 for males and age 18 for females.

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African Americans Dred Scott and Harriet Robinson Scott lived at Fort Snelling in the s as enslaved people. Both the Northwest Ordinance () and the Missouri Compromise () prohibited slavery in the area, but slavery existed there even so.

In the s the Scotts sued for their freedom, arguing that having lived in “free territory” made them free. Slavery in the North ended with the Civil War. Christopher P Lehman, Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, A History of Human Bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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St. Paul, Minn.: Borealis Books, MNHS call number: Reading Room ES38S93also available for purchase. Mrs. Dred Scott: A Life on Slavery’s Frontier, by Lea VanderVelde. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, MNHS call number: ES38 V36 African Americans in Minnesota, by David Vassar Taylor.Review of: "Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, – A History of Human Bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin," by Christopher P.

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