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Hanging Captain Gordon

The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader

by Ron Soodalter

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Washington Square Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • U.S. History - Slavery Question And Abolitionism,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Maritime History,
  • Slavery,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • 19th century,
  • Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • New York,
  • New York (State),
  • Slave trade,
  • Slave traders,
  • Trials,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7948170M
    ISBN 100743267281
    ISBN 109780743267281
    OCLC/WorldCa86069575

    Gordon, in the wrong place at the wrong time, got caught up in the wave. For the first time, Hanging Captain Gordon chronicles the trial and execution of the only man in history to face conviction for slave trading -- exploring the many compelling issues and circumstances that led to one man paying the price for a crime committed by many. Book review by Julie Mujic. Soodalter, Ron. Hanging Captain Gordon: the life and trial of an American slave trader. New York: Atria Books, ISBN Author: Julie Mujic.

    Aug 01,  · Ron Soodalter, historian, folklorist, and lecturer, is the author of Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader, as well as articles on the historic and modern slave trade, the Civil War, and the American West. A respected Lincolnian scholar, he serves on the Board of the Abraham Lincoln Institute. The Wineville Chicken Coop murders —also known as the Wineville Chicken murders —were a series of abductions and murders of young boys that occurred in the city of Los Angeles and in Riverside County, California between and The case received national elizrosshubbell.com type: Murder.

    Jan 30,  · From History Net, "Hanging Captain Gordon," by Ron Soodalter, Originally published on elizrosshubbell.com, on 18 August -- On a February day in , a slight, bearded prisoner stood beneath the gallows in a New York City prison courtyard, facing death. Captain Nathaniel Gordon was surrounded by Marines and a crowd of invited "guests"—mostly reporters, politicians and officials. Hanging Captain Gordon: the life and trial of an American slave trader by Soodalter, Ron. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on August 8, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages:


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Hanging Captain Gordon book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On a frosty day in Februaryhundreds gathered to watch /5. Hanging Captain Gordon Ron Soodalter Introduction Nathaniel Gordon, a prosperous sea captain from Maine, was executed for slave trading during the Hanging Captain Gordon book days of Lincoln's presidency.

The crime had been a hanging offense for over forty-two years before Captain Gordon was put to death, yet no one before or after Gordon shared his elizrosshubbell.comed on: February 06, Mar 15,  · Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader - Kindle edition by Ron Soodalter.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader/5(16). Mar 15,  · Hanging Captain Gordon is a good review of the slave trade and the majority attitudes that prevailed just before the start of the Civil War.

The book arouses sympathy for Captain Gordon's widow and children, revulsion over the treatment of African captives, and horror at the crudeness of our entire justice system in the 18th and 19th centuries/5(13).

There was nothing in Gordon’s heinous offense or his established history as a slave trader that could arouse the remarkable compassion for which Lincoln would become so well and rightly known. Ron Soodalter’s book Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Times of an American Slave Trader was published by Washington Square Press in /p>Author: Kholland.

Feb 01,  · Hanging Captain Gordon is a good review of the slave trade and the majority attitudes that prevailed just before the start of the Civil War. The book arouses sympathy for Captain Gordon's widow and children, revulsion over the treatment of African captives, and horror at the crudeness of our entire justice system in the 18th and 19th elizrosshubbell.com by: 2.

Ron Soodalter talked about his book Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader, published by Washington Square Press. The book tells the story of the hanging of. Feb 06,  · Hanging Captain Gordon delves into the reasons behind the execution, and explores the actions of both the young prosecutor and the dedicated civil servant who went out of his way to ensure that Captain Gordon paid the penalty, and into whose care Captain Gordon entrusted his family as the rope was placed around his neck.4/5(3).

Hanging Captain Gordon: the life and trial of an American slave trader User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. InNathaniel Gordon, the only American citizen ever tried and convicted of slave trading, was hanged in New York City. A sea captain from an old and respected Portland, Maine family, Gordon was about to become the only man in the history of the United States to be hanged for slave trading.

What events led up to this pivotal moment. In Hanging Captain Gordon, Ron Soodalter explores the many compelling issues that came together to seal one man's fate. Ron Soodalter talked about his book Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader, published by Washington Square elizrosshubbell.com author argued that President Abraham Lincoln.

Hanging Captain Gordon As an undergraduate majoring in American History in the mid's, I was allowed to take a graduate course entitled, "Lincoln Day by Day." One week we were researching the pressures placed on Lincoln when he was president, and on.

Nathaniel Gordon (February 6, – February 21, ) was the only slave trader in the U.S. to be tried, convicted, and executed "for being engaged in the Slave Trade," under the Piracy Law of Born: February 6,Portland, Maine, U.S.

Entering the dense fray of Civil War-themed books is this fast-paced story of the hanging of Nathaniel Gordon, one of many ship captains charged with breaking an law banning slave-trading, b.

The book Hanging Captain Gordon by Ron Soodalter; this was an interesting book that caught my attention from the start. The book had shown some interesting details especially in the cover.

This book reflects slavery and how Gordon was the only one hung for. Hanging Captain Gordon Ron Soodalter Introduction Nathaniel Gordon, a prosperous sea captain from Maine, was executed for slave trading during the early days of Lincoln's presidency.

The crime had been a hanging offense for over forty-two years before Captain Gordon was put to death, yet no one before or after Gordon shared his elizrosshubbell.comed on: May 11, Hanging Captain Gordon: the life and trial of an American slave trader.

[Ron Soodalter] "An engaging book about a forgotten incident in American history." -- The Washington Times "Hanging Captain Gordon tells with satisfying thoroughness, clarity. Get this from a library.

Hanging Captain Gordon: the life and trial of an American slave trader. [Ron Soodalter] -- Documents the trial and execution of Nathaniel Gordon, the only man in the history of the United States to be hanged for slave trading, in an account that sets the trial against a backdrop of.

Mar 01,  · Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader In the first book-length study of this important case, Ron Soodalter looks at the reasons why Gordon was executed. ByAfrican slave trading had been a capital crime in the United States for over Author: Steven Deyle.

Hanging Captain Gordon: The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader New York: Atria Books pp., $, ISBN Publication Date: February Ron Soodalter completed a forty-year journey with the publication of his book.

Hanging Captain Gordon. His interest in the Civil War-era execution of Nathaniel Gordon. Hanging Captain Gordon is a good review of the slave trade and the majority attitudes that prevailed just before the start of the Civil War.

The book arouses sympathy for Captain Gordon's widow and children, revulsion over the treatment of African captives, and horror at the crudeness of our entire justice system in the 18th and 19th elizrosshubbell.coms: On a frosty day in late Februaryhundreds gathered to watch the execution of Nathaniel Gordon.

Hanging Captain Gordon explores the many compelling issues and circumstances that came together for this one man to pay the price for a crime committed by many; it also portrays the government that turned a blind eye to the horrific enterprise Seller Rating: % positive.Gordon, in the wrong place at the wrong time, got caught up in the wave.

For the first time, Hanging Captain Gordon chronicles the trial and execution of the only man in history to face conviction for slave trading -- exploring the many compelling issues and circumstances that led to one man paying the price for a crime committed by many Brand: Ron Soodalter.