Challenging Slavery in the Chesapeake Black and White

Challenging Slavery in the Chesapeake Black and White Resistance to Human Bondage 1775 1865 A chronological account of nine decades of antislavery activity in Maryland Delaware and Virginia culminating in the Civil War Challenging slavery could entail negotiating for freedom by manumission; grasping freedom by flight or insurrection; or uniting with external allies in the American Revolution the War of 1812 or the Civil War Free black people also undermined slavery as workers worshippers teachers and writers Whites who aided black freedom seekers also played their part

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