Option 3: The Abolitionist Movement
Read the following primary source:
- Link (website): Declaration of Sentiments of American Anti-Slavery Society (1833) (Click on arrows to view all images of the document. Click on plus and minus signs to enlarge or reduce size of images.)
Then, address the following:
- Assess if abolitionists were responsible reformers or irresponsible agitators?
- Explain how abolitionists upheld the Declaration of Independence as the foundation of antislavery and abolitionist thought.
- Assess the effect of the Gag Rule on the Abolitionist Movement.
- Analyze how the women’s rights movement would gain momentum from the antislavery movement.
Writing Requirements (APA format)
- Length: 2-3 pages (not including title page or references page)
- 1-inch margins
- Double spaced
- 12-point Times New Roman font
- Title page
- References page
- In-text citations that correspond with your end references
This activity will be graded based on W3 Case Study Grading Rubric.
Course Outcomes (CO): 1, 3, 5
Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday
Library of Congress. (n.d.-a). Declaration of sentiments of the American anti-slavery society. Adopted at the formation of said society, in Philadelphia, on the 4th day of December, 1833. New York. Published by the American anti-slavery society, 142 Nassau Street. William S. Retrieved from https://www.loc.gov/resource/rbpe.11801100/?st=gal…
Library of Congress. (n.d.-b). Of debates in Congress (Clayâ€™s debate of the American system in 1832). Retrieved from https://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/ampage?collId=llrd&…
Our Documents. (n.d.). Transcript of President Andrew Jackson’s message to Congress ‘On Indian removal’ (1830). Retrieved from https://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=false&d…
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