What were the different approaches to dealing with the problem of slavery?

Assignments:

A. Read Chapter 11 in American: Past and Present by Robert Divine and answer the following questions.

1. How did the social reform movement evolve from the 2nd Great Awakening?

2. Why did reformers consider alcohol as the single greatest threat to public morality?

3. In what ways did women benefit from the social reform movement?

4. What were the goals of public education?

5. What were the different approaches to dealing with the problem of slavery?

B. Read the hyper-linked article and respond to one of the questions.

 

The John Brown Way

-After reading the article, why do you think John Brown and Fredrick Douglas were not on the same page regarding the use of violence ending slavery?