Research and reflection
For this Module:
1) create a one- or two-sentence general statement related to the option you chose (option a). You can create this sentence yourself or use the Give Me Liberty!.
2) choose at least two primary sources from any chapter in Voices of Freedom (I uploaded in files) that you will likely use for your Paper. List those sources and say why you think each will support (provide evidence for) your paper.
Option A: Reform Movements
Characterize the abolitionist movements (white and black) in the mid-1800s? Note their purpose, their strategies and their goals. Take into account the various activities in which the abolitionists engaged.
Address one or more of the following questions:
What were the range of abolitionist or anti-slavery activities that African Americans pursued?
How was the abolition movement affected by other social and economic changes such as the rise in literacy, new print technology, and ideas associated with the market revolution?
How was racism evident in the abolitionist movement?
How did white women’s participation in the abolitionist movement push them to a new understanding of their own rights and oppression?
How did the antislavery movement give rise to a new understanding of citizenship and the rights it afforded?
What place did colonization occupy in the abolitionist movement?