Anti Slavery Dbq Essay

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Slavery will always have a negative connotation attached to it but there are underlying forces and events that caused a certain kind of resistance against slavery beginning with The Second Great Awakening, it’s emphasis on reform leading women to speak out, important people who advocated and supported anti-slavery and the colonization of slaves creating little independence for blacks and more opposition of slavery in the U.S. The Second Great Awakening is said to be a starting point to the abolishment of slavery. Due to the fact that this awakening was about religion, it really emphasized the reason why slavery was considered a sin. This reform movement ties into Angelina Grimké’s “Appeal to the Christian Women of the South” (doc f) because …show more content…

Garrison went out of his way to promote anti-slavery in the most radical ways like creating an anti-slavery newspaper . In “Declaration of Sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Society” (doc e) Garrison discusses the topic of American ideals and how slavery shouldn’t be apart of it which could have possibly brought upon more individuals to become apart of the movement. During this point and time, it was very important to understand the point of view from an actual slave in deep description and that’s exactly what Fredrick Douglass does. In the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (doc g), Douglass describes his experiences, this pretty much speaks for every other slave who wasn't able to say these things out loud or at all. Because Fredrick Douglass was one of the most famous activists, many listened to what he had to say and it made sense to be on the right side. Another very important individual who advocated anti-slavery was Theodore Parker, in his street poster (doc i) it gives out a warning which is ironic due to the fact that he is a Boston minister. This poster should have stood out the not because not only is it crucial to the abolishing of slavery but his position in society should open peoples minds and agree with the fact that slavery is indeed a

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