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F ORCES FOR S LAVERY. F OCUS Q UESTION In a short reply of one to three sentences, respond to the following prompt: Explain why, if the idea of America.

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1 F ORCES FOR S LAVERY

2 F OCUS Q UESTION In a short reply of one to three sentences, respond to the following prompt: Explain why, if the idea of America is freedom and liberty, did slavery exist for such a long time in this country.

3 S PIRIT OF THE R EVOLUTION Anti-Slavery sentiments on the rise after the Revolution Ideals of Equality in religious faith Ideals of Liberty from the Revolution Growth of Anti-Slavery societies However Slavery remained legal in the U.S.

4 F ORCES FOR S LAVERY Slavery continued for many reasons Economic necessity Ideas of Racial superiority Fear of reprisal

5 A CTIVITY For this activity, outline the forces which favored slavery in the U.S. Read Chapter 5, section 2 (pp ) Demonstrate at least two ways each contributed to the continuation of slavery

6 S UMMARY In a short reply of one to two sentences, respond to the following prompt: Summarize the main ideas of today’s lesson


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