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Liberty to the Downtrodden

Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer

Liberty to the Downtrodden( )
Author: Grow, Matthew J.
Contribution by: Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Staff,
Series title:The Lamar Series in Western History Ser.
Publication Date:Feb 2009
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $66.00
Book Description:

Thomas L. Kane (1822-1883), a crusader for antislavery, women's rights, and the downtrodden, rose to prominence in his day as the most ardent and persuasive defender of Mormons' religious liberty. Though not a Mormon, Kane sought to defend the much-reviled group from the "Holy War" waged against them by evangelical America. His courageous personal intervention averted a potentially catastrophic bloody conflict between federal troops and Mormon settlers in the now nearly...
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