growing abolitionist sentiment in the United States
This weeks set of readings centered on the various responses to growing abolitionist sentiment in the United States. What are some specific arguments being made for and against the institution of slavery? Who is making these arguments and what connections are there between women’s rights movements and abolitionism? Be sure to pull from as many documents as possible.
1) Frederick Douglass on the Desire for Freedom p. 204
2) The Proslavery Argument p. 207
3) Catherine Beecher on the Duty of American Females p. 237