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Elijah Lovejoy's Fight for Freedom

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Based on 6 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description
Two decades before the Civil War, Elijah P. Lovejoy used his newspaper to call for an end to slavery. His beliefs were dangerous enough. Taking his cause public proved deadly. Angry mobs destroyed his printing equipment three times. Then, two days before he turned 35, an Illinois mob shot and killed Elijah as he defended a fourth press. His efforts fueled progress on the issues of slavery, freedom... More
Book Information
PublisherR.C. Book Publishing
BindingPaperback (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages54
Publication Date10/16/2009
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2/11/2010 Jennifer Phillips said: This is a biography most suitable for middle-graders and great for supporting social studies assignments on slavery, abolitionism, freedom of speech and journalism.
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