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The Lawyer As Abolitionist: Ending Homelessness And Poverty In Our Time, Florence Wagman Roisman Jan 2000

The Lawyer As Abolitionist: Ending Homelessness And Poverty In Our Time, Florence Wagman Roisman

Saint Louis University Public Law Review

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On Abolitionist Critiques, “Homeless Service” Programs, And Pragmatic Change, Lucie White Jan 2000

On Abolitionist Critiques, “Homeless Service” Programs, And Pragmatic Change, Lucie White

Saint Louis University Public Law Review

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Stamped With Glory: Lewis Tappan And The Africans Of The Amistad, Douglas O. Linder Jan 2000

Stamped With Glory: Lewis Tappan And The Africans Of The Amistad, Douglas O. Linder

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Abolitionism came relatively late to Lewis Tappan. Devotional, benevolent and hardworking are all words that describe Tappan in his twenties and thirties. Social reformer he was not. In 1818, Tappan abandoned the Calvinism of his mother for Unitarianism, then fashionable for a socially ambitious merchant. For the next eight years, Tappan enjoyed the typical life of an upper-middle-class New England merchant. He took his new faith seriously, however, editing a Unitarian journal, and becoming the first treasurer of the American Unitarian Association. In the mid-1820's, America experienced The Great Second Awakening, a widespread revival of religion and religious debate and …