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Engage: Study guide; (optional: F&H Chapter 9)
Consider the following antebellum events:
David Walker’s “Appeal to The Coloured…” (1829); William Lloyd Garrison’s “The Liberator” (1831) and Nat Turner’s revolt (1831); the “Underground Railroad,” 1850s’ events: 1850 Compromise, the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act, the 1856 Dred Scott Supreme Court case and John Brown’s 1859 Harper’s Ferry raid/revolt.
In essay format (a full paragraph for each question/answer), answer the following questions:
-Generally, how effective or ineffective were the activity/creation of the following 3 “militant abolitionists”: David Walker, William L. Garrison, Nat Turner?
-Of the four 1850s national events listed above (1850 Compromise, etc.), which in you view caused 11 southern slave states to secede from the U.S.A., sparking the Civil War of 1861-1865; why?
-In your view, which one of these 4 events was least impactful in causing southern slave states to secede from the U.S.A./Union; why?
-How significant and impactful were the following other events: Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”; the 1860 election of Republican President Abraham Lincoln; in causing the 11 southern states to secede from the U.S.A./Union?
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