Index
Abolitionists, 11, 60; comparison of,
to Jacobins, 31, 33; defense of use of
violence by, 27–29; fugitive slave de-
fense by, 21, 43–46; Harper’s Ferry
raid described by, 50; idealization
of slaves by, 294; mob violence and,
31–35; nonresistance and, 52; slave
rebellions and, 37–42, 337n136.
See also under names of individual
abolitionists
Abromovich, Rafail, 217–18
Abu-Jamal, Mumia, 19, 111, 316
Adams, John Quincy, 41–42
African Blood Brotherhood (ABB):
153–54, 157, 160, 228
Agnew, Spiro, 301
Alcohol, representations of, 19, 66, 69,
76–77, 79–82, 92, 96, 147, 206, 277,
369n176
Allen, James, 209, 231–33
Alman, David, and Emily Alman,
259,  261
Altgeld, John Peter, 92, 109, 242
American Civil Liberties Union
(ACLU), 2, 25, 348n132; Commu­
nist  Party and, 213, 216–18; ex­
pulsion of Flynn and, 249; on
FBI during New Deal, 245; IWW
and, 115, 153, 160; Sacco-Vanzetti
defense and, 164, 179, 188–89,
196
American exceptionalism, 6, 16,
108,  115
American Federation of Labor (AFL),
81, 87, 92, 101, 110, 179, 244; business
unionism and, 116, 170; critiques
of, by left, 139, 170, 230; Darrow’s
defense of Kidd for, 136–37; ILD
defense of members of, 214;
McNamara defense by, 138–39; in St.
Louis Race Riot, 154
American Legion, 157, 237, 246, 301;
killing of Everest and, 147; Sacco
and Vanzetti vs., 192
American Negro Labor Congress
(ANLC), 222, 225–28
American Revolution, 4–9; aboli-
tionists and memory of, 27–29;
anarchists’ self-comparison to,
84, 87, 97–98; Communist Party’s
self-comparison to, 242; Darrow’s
defendants and, 135–36; Haywood
and, 138; John Brown and, 48, 65;
Parsons and, 90, 242
Amistad revolt, 41–42
Anarchism: anarcho-communism
and, 115–16, 137–38, 159, 350n11;
Communists’ repudiation of,
205–7, 239, 242–43, 250; counter-
culture and, 148; definition of, by
liberals, 193–95, 201, 208; gender
and, 181, 201–2; in “Haymarket”
group, 72, 79, 81, 83, 85, 101–2,
109–10; individualist, 81, 172;
Italian, 149, 157, 208; lynching de-
fined as, 112–14, 126–27, 131; media
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