Violence against the Press: Policing the Public Sphere in U.S. History

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Appendix B: The Flow of Antiabolitionist Violence
Benjamin Lundy beaten by slavetrader
Austin Woolfolk
Baltimore, Md. Autumn 1827
Jocelyn's school harassed by mob New Haven, Conn. Summer 1831
Arthur Tappan's home mobbed re support for
S. Jocelyn's school
New Haven, Conn. Summer 1831
Anti-Slavery Society organizing meeting mobbed New York Fall 1833
Antislavery convention mobbed Twinsburg, Ohio Spring 1834
Antislavery convention mobbed Middletown, Conn. Spring 1834
Week-long antiabolitionism rioting, including
mobbing of Lewis Tappan's home
New York Summer 1834
Antiabolitionism rioting Newark, N.J. Summer 1834
Riot at Miami University Oxford, Ohio Summer 1834
Three-night-long antiabolitionism riot Philadelphia Summer 1834
Antislavery convention mobbed Lockport, N.Y. Summer 1834
O. S. Murray lecture mobbed
Burlington, Vt.
Summer 1834
Prudence Crandall's house, school mobbed Canterbury, Conn. Summer 1834
George Thompson mobbed Augusta, Maine Fall 1834
George Thompson mobbed Lowell, Mass. Fall 1834
George Thompson mobbed Concord, N.H. Fall 1834
O. S. Murray lecture mobbed Woodstock, Vt. Winter 1835
O. S. Murray lecture mobbed Randloph, Vt. Winter 1835
O. S. Murray lecture mobbed Windsor, Vt. Winter 1835
Antislavery meeting stoned Cincinnati, Ohio Spring 1835
T. D. Weld mobbed Oldtown, Ohio Spring 1835
T. D. Weld mobbed Cireleville, Ohio Spring 1835

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments v
  • Contents vii
  • 1 - Introduction 3
  • 2 - The Press and the American Revolution 18
  • Conclusion 50
  • 3 - Antipress Violence and Politics in the Early Republic 53
  • 4 - The Crusade Against Abolitionism 84
  • Conclusion 110
  • 5 - The Civil War and Civil Liberties 111
  • Conclusion 126
  • 6 - Violence and Minority Media 128
  • Conclusion 163
  • 7 - Labor-Related Violence 165
  • Conclusion 195
  • 8 - Recent Violence Against the Mainstream Press 196
  • Conclusion 211
  • 9 - Conclusion 213
  • Appendix A - Survey Questionnaire 219
  • Appendix B - The Flow of Antiabolitionist Violence 221
  • Notes 231
  • Index 293
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