Opposition To Slavery Dbq

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Slavery was a major part of the american way of life, but there were many causes of the resistance to it. Even though many states in the United States opposed and are resisting the act of slavery, many events had a big impact on the ending of slavery. The second great awakening, industrial revolution, and abolishment movement are underlying forces of growing opposition to slavery in the United States from 1776 to 1852. The opposition and abolishment of slavery changed american history. The second great awakening had a huge impact on the growing opposition to slavery in 1776 to 1852. The second great awakening was a religious revivalism that protected church morals and promoted abolition. During the second great awakening many white americans…show more content…
This connected free blacks and the churches from the north, which also helped develop and promote black churches. “An African American ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church, visits your town in order to obtain pecuniary aid to enable him to purchase the freedom of his wife and children…” (Doc C). The second great awakening also helped whites to stop thinking about themselves but about others and what there country stands for. Garrison published the “Declaration of Sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Society” (with a point of view of an abolitionist) to influence the growing opposition to slavery. The declaration states that all men are equal so Americas foundation is built on the idea of equality. This shows that the Declaration of Independence and the Divine Revelation is the foundation of the abolishment movement and antislavery (Doc E). The start of the women's rights movement began in
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