Title

Chattels, Pioneers, and Pilgrims for Freedom: Arkansas's Bonded Travelers

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Winter 2016

Abstract

The article talks about the travels of enslaved people in and around Arkansas. Topics discussed include slave owners causing displacement of slave populations by forced migration, slaves sometimes traveling to obtain freedom, and the slave movement history in the region displaying the tension between whites wanting to create a slave society and the slaves' attempts to resist their authority.

First Page

319

Last Page

335

Publication Title

Arkansas Historical Quarterly

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