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Web links for this program are listed below. Text-based resources are listed in the Program 9 Bibliography.

Frederick Law Olmsted

Chronology On The History Of Slavery And Racism 1830 To The End
http://innercity.org/holt/chron_1830_end.html  
A chronology on the history of slavery. Includes a paragraph on Olmsted.

Olmsted's A Journey in the Seaboard States

Frederick Law Olmsted: A Journey in the Seaboard States
http://docsouth.unc.edu/nc/olmsted/menu.html  
The text of Frederick Law Olmsted's A Journey in the Seaboard States. An account of Southern society and slavery.

Frederick Law Olmsted - A Journey in the Seaboard States (1856)
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1851-1875/olmsted/jourxx.htm  
The text of Frederick Law Olmsted's A Journey in the Seaboard States, an account of Southern society and slavery.

George Fitzhugh

Fitzhugh, George "Cannibals All! -or, Slaves without Masters"
http://docsouth.unc.edu/southlit/fitzhughcan/menu.html  
The text of Fitzhugh's Cannibals All! or, Slaves Without Masters, with a title page illustration and biographical information on Fitzhugh.

Jefferson on the Missouri Compromise

Kansas and Kansans - Ch. 12
http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/genweb/archives/1918ks/v1/ch12p1.html  
Information on the Missouri Compromise.

USA - An Index on Thomas Jefferson
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/tj3/tj3.htm  
A comprehensive site on presidents. The Jefferson pages include his Inaugural Addresses, State of the Nation Addresses, an autobiography, etc. Link to #260 in his letters for the Missouri Compromise letter.

John Henry Hammond

James Henry Hammond - Cotton is King
http://www.sewanee.edu/faculty/Willis/Civil_War/documents/HammondCotton.html  
The text of the Cotton is King speech given before the United States Senate.

Cotton Gin
http://www.richland2.k12.sc.us/rce/cottongi.htm  
Information on the cotton gin, with a reference to James Hammond and his quote about cotton.

The War Years
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~CAP/SCARTOONS/carwar.html  
A site about South vs. North with political cartoons and a reference to the Hammond speech.

Mary Chesnut

Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut, 1823-1886
http://docsouth.unc.edu/southlit/chesnut/menu.html  
The full text of Mary Boykin Chestnut's "Diary from Dixie," with commentary and links to additional resources.

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass - The Heroic Slave
http://itech.fgcu.edu/faculty/wohlpart/alra/douglass.htm  
A Douglass site with biographical information.

Africans in America - Frederick Douglass
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1539.html  
Provides biographical information on Douglass and a link to his portrait. Includes a reference to The Narrative.

A Short Biography of Frederick Douglass
http://www.frederickdouglass.org/douglass_bio.html  
A short biography of Frederick Douglass with links to three of his speeches.

Douglass Narrative

Frederick Douglass: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23/23-h/23-h.htm  
The text of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, with a biography of Douglass and the preface by William Lloyd Garrison.

Frederick Douglass Portrait
http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/as/Portraits/douglass.html  
A comprehensive Douglass site with images, a biography, links to his writings including The Narrative, and other related links.

The Life of Frederick Douglass
http://www.nps.gov/archive/frdo/fdlife.htm  
A Douglass biography, with links to The Narrative, as well as other related links.

USA: Frederick Douglass
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/B/fdouglas/dougxx.htm  
The autobiography of Frederick Douglass with an introduction.

PAL: Frederick Douglass (1818-1895)
http://www.csustan.edu/english/reuben/pal/chap3/douglass.html  
Provides links to Douglass's achievements, primary works, selected bibliography, etc.

Freedman's letter to first wife

A Lost Love in Slavery
http://www.theatlantic.com/personal/archive/2010/06/on-the-sanctity-of-marriage/57760/  
The text of the letter to Laura Spicer.

Confessions of Nat Turner

Confessions of Nat Turner
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1826-1850/slavery/confesxx.htm  
An introduction to and the text of The Confessions of Nat Turner. Also includes information about the insurrection and court proceedings, and provides a list of people murdered, etc.

Africans in America/Part 3/The Confessions of Nat Turner
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3h500.html  
The context of and a link to text of The Confessions of Nat Turner, as well as a scanned cover of the document and related links.

Nat Turner 1800? - 1831 - The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southhampton, VA.
http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/turner/menu.html  
Provides a link to text of The Confessions of Nat Turner, as well as a scanned cover of the document.

African American Odyssey - Slavery, the Peculiar Institution
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/aopart1.html  
Documents and incidents from the history of slavery, including a description of Nat Turner's story and confessions with a scanned cover of the original papers.

Calhoun

John C. Calhoun, "Slavery a Positive Good," 6 February 1837
http://www.douglassarchives.org/calh_a59.htm  
The text of Calhoun's speech, Slavery is a Positive Good.

Today in History, January 13th - The Nullification Crisis
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/jan13.html  
Information on Calhoun's defense of slavery. Provides a link to the original text of Calhoun's speech against the Compromise of 1850.

Charleston Mercury

Charleston Mercury Extra
http://www.library.wisc.edu/etext/WIReader/Images/WER1273.html  
A scanned cover of the Charleston Mercury.



  

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