Grass roots reform in the burned-over district of upstate New York

religion, abolitionism, and democracy by Judith Wellman

Publisher: Garland Pub. in New York

Written in English
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  • New York (State)

Subjects:

  • Antislavery movements -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Social movements -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Abolitionists -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Social reformers -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Slavery and the church -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Evangelists -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Christian communities -- New York (State) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.,
  • New York (State) -- Church history -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesGrassroots reform in the burned-over district of upstate New York
StatementJudith Wellman.
SeriesStudies in African American history and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE445.N56 W45 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6786945M
ISBN 100815337922
LC Control Number00042948

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It was also a grass-roots movement, mainly of Protestants — Baptist and Methodist membership spiked during that era and new denominations were created in its wake — and the upstate New York.

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