"'I'm worn out, Amelia. We're all worn out.' 'But we'd be paid less.' Couldn't Betsy understand that? 'If we just work ten hours, we'd be paid much less...'Should you sign the petition, Betsy, they'll dismiss you.'" (pg 91) Lyddie, Betsy, and Amelia are all having a verbal argument about signing the petition. This is man vs man because they are having a verbal argument with each other.
"In a way, she'd like to see one, but what would she do? What would she say? And supposing it was a fugitive, what then? One hundred dollars! Would they really give you a hundred dollars for turning in a runaway slave? Surely, with that much money, she could pay off her father's debts and go back home." (pg 33) Lyddie is debating with herself what should she do if she ever meets a slave. This is man vs self because she is arguing with herself.
"And clutching her treasure, she ran from the shop and would have run all the way back to the boardinghouse except that she realized that people on the street were turning to stare." (pg 84) Lyddie recently bought a book, and on her way back to the boardinghouse, people on the street were silently judging her. This is man vs society because a group of people are judging her.