How would you answer this question

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  1. sassydee profile image73
    sassydeeposted 3 years ago

    How would you answer this question

    as an abolitionist reading these excerpts, how would you have used them in your struggle against the crime of slavery?  focus on how you would make use of the descriptive language and the reality that selling human beings was a "business."

  2. The Rebeldefect profile image60
    The Rebeldefectposted 3 years ago

    I would have to see the excerpts to give a proper answer lol tongue

    1. sassydee profile image73
      sassydeeposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      oh okay understandable

  3. Alex Adelman profile image79
    Alex Adelmanposted 3 years ago

    The Declaration of Independence states "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal". Although that document was not legally binding, and was written during a time of slavery, it foreshadowed the direction the country was going. Your question starts with "these excerpts", and there are no excerpts.

    1. Arco Hess Designs profile image71
      Arco Hess Designsposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      I disagree with the foreshadowing. Non-whites were not seen as men at that time by most whites.

    2. Alex Adelman profile image79
      Alex Adelmanposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      At that time, I believe one had to be an adult male, white, and own land to have any real say in politics or voting in general. By foreshadowing, I mean that the statement of us all being equal was made long before it was actually practiced.

 
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