Presentation on theme: "Bellringer How do you think abolitionists were treated by those who supported slavery?"— Presentation transcript:
1BellringerHow do you think abolitionists were treated by those who supported slavery?
2Slavery and Abolition Abolitionists speak out Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison alienates many whites with his radical viewsMost free blacks are denied the opportunity to rise above the limitations imposed by white societyEscaped slave Frederick Douglass becomes the voice in the abolitionist movement
3Slavery and Abolition Life under slavery Urban slaves are often given more freedom and better jobs than rural slaves who toil long hoursNat Turner leads a bloody slave revolt which results in the deaths of many blacks and whites
4Slavery and Abolition Slave owners oppose abolition In Virginia a proposal to abolish slavery is defeated, ending the debate on the issue in the SouthFearing more slave revolts, Southern states impose harsh regulations on free and enslaved blacksSouthern congressmen use the “gag rule” to prevent debate on the slavery issue
5Class workComplete workbook exercise on page 34 for your notes