African-American History Research Paper
Question 1: Utilizing specific examples from both books, explain how the actions of African Americans damaged the institution of slavery and ultimately led to its demise.
African Americans damages the institute of slavery by escaping and participating in rebellions. On average, 1,000 slaves escaped per year. They wanted freedom so bad that they took the chance of being caught and whipped by their masters. Harriet Tubman was a slave who ran away and returned to plantations several times to rescue the rest of her family, as well as other slaves. It is said that she returned nineteen times and rescued more than 300 slaves. (Kelley and Lewis 2005, 194) The Underground Railroad also contributed to the damaging of the institution of …show more content…
Question 4: Religion was central to the way early Americans thought about political issues of their time. Using primary sources found between pages 89 and 201 of Race and Revolution, identify how religion was utilized by abolitionists to support their arguments against slavery.
Religion was utilized by abolitionists to support their arguments against slavery. Many abolitionists cited religious quotes and statements in their writings and speeches about slavery. David Cooper writes about how our creator made us all free