American Mobbing, 1828-1861: Toward Civil War

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Index
Types of mobs are indexed under subheadings within the general category "Riots," while specific mobs are indexed by place, year, and type under the name of the state where they occurred.
Abolitionists, 7, 11, 12, 28, 247, 250, 253, 262, 277-79, 322n45, 335n34
character of, 51-53, 56-58
ideology of, 29-30, 38-41, 64-65, 249, 258, 297n66, 300n95
historical interpretation of, 34, 44, 53, 288n41, 292n6-7, 302n118
responses to hostility, 53-64
splits among, 66-71, 300n102, 347n3
tactics of, 17-18, 38, 53-54, 65
use of violence/illegality by, 68, 71-73.
See alsoNorth: anti-abolitionism in; Riots: anti-abolitionist; South: views of abolitionists
Adair, Samuel, 273-74
Adams, John Quincy, 5, 71, 187, 216, 218, 263, 267, 291n80, 302n123, 335n31

on abolition and slavery, 19, 39, 42, 56, 72

Adams, Nehemiah, 55
African Americans, 50-51, 62-63, 69, 75- 81, 209, 211, 251-52, 274, 301n116
in fugitive slave riots, 30, 34, 70, 73-81, 291n2
as mob victims in North, 30, 53-54, 299n89-90
as mob victims in South, 12, 14, 16, 103-4, 107, 111-12, 135-47
and slave insurrections, 72, 116, 136, 138, 169, 171, 173
white perceptions of, 38, 59, 63-65, 68-71, 143, 151-58, 243-44, 274, 278, 314-15n39
See alsoDemocratic Party: and racism; North: and racism; Riots: antiblack; South: views of slaves/slavery
Alabama, 324n62
anti-abolition riots
( 1859), 120-21
Marion ( 1860), 120
Mobile riots
anticriminal ( 1835), 16
theater ( 1835), 12
Slickers mob (early 1830s), 111, 311n69
Sumter Co. insurrection scare riot ( 1856), 173
Talladega insurrection scare riot ( 1860), 178
Alco, William, 193
Allan, William T., 40, 50, 51
Allen, William, 215
Allston, Robert F. W., 161
Alvord, John, 56-58, 82
American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, 70
American Anti-Slavery Society, 17, 26, 66, 70, 71, 118
American Colonization Society, 11, 28, 43
American Party. SeeKnow-Nothing Party
American Union for the Relief and Improvement of the Colored Race, 43
Anderson, Thomas, 34, 291n2
Andrews, Sherlock, 71
Anthon, Frederick, 176, 177

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