The Frontier Against Slavery: Western Anti-Negro Prejudice And The Slavery Extension Controversy
- Publish Date: 2002-02-19
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Eugene H. Berwanger
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Attributes the social and political climates of the states and territories Ohio River Valley pioneers settled before 1860 to racial prejudice. This title draws from newspaper accounts and speeches and reveals that the whites-only sentiments of the pioneers, rather than humanitarian concern for African Americans, limited the expansion of slavery.
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