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.
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?