- If you’ve
read the Foner text, you know who the most famous anti-slavery activists were.
List two less-than-famous activists found
on this site, describe them briefly, and discuss the reasons for their activism.
If you wish to learn more about them and their reasons, you have the web at your
fingertips. Please use it and cite whatever you
was anti-slavery sentiment popularized at this time? Take two instances at minimum, describe each
carefully, and describe what audience each item was targeted for. Be specific.
Do you think that each piece of propaganda was effective? Why or why
what way does this collection build upon what you learned in Foner’s text? Be
specific, elaborating on each source.
your critical (i.e. questioning) examination of the documents on this site,
after clicking on photographs to learn
more and following the many hyperlinks on
this site, what still confuses or mystifies you? What shocked you? What made you
pause. Yes, slavery was peculiarly brutal, but go deeper. Your response to this
exhibit is as important as what you found there, so note it. If you were bored
or indifferent, why was this so?