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