Item description for The Agitator and the Politician: William Lloyd Garrison, Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation of the Slaves by Robert Macdougall...
Overview Non-fictional account of the lives of two men who were central figures in the emancipation of the slaves in the United States, William Lloyd Garrison and Abraham Lincoln.
Publishers Description The Agitator and the Politician is a non-fictional account of the lives of two men who were central figures in the emancipation of the slaves in the United States. Following the careers of William Lloyd Garrison and Abraham Lincoln, the book shows the dramatically contrasting points of view of the radical abolitionist and the conservative politician. Author Robert MacDougall invites any reader who is interested in the anti-slavery movement and the American Civil War to analyze the reasons for the differing perspectives of these two men, and to appreciate the ironies that lay in the process through which each arrived at the momentous climax of both of their efforts ? the abolition of American slavery.
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Studio: Tate Publishing & Enterprises
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.86" Width: 6.74" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.71 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2006
Publisher Tate Publishing & Enterprises
ISBN 1598861204 ISBN13 9781598861204
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More About Robert Macdougall
Robert MacDougall is a retired Social Studies teacher and Humanities Department Chairman at Tewksbury Memorial High School in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Mr. MacDougall has a Master's Degree in History from the University of Michigan and taught high school American History classes for thirty-eight years. He is currently retired and lives in Andover, Massachusetts, with his wife.
Robert Macdougall was born in 1813 and died in 1887.