Presentation on theme: "RECAP OF CHAPTER 8 AMERICAN HISTORY STANDARD 2009-2010 Antebellum Reforms & Society."— Presentation transcript:
RECAP OF CHAPTER 8 AMERICAN HISTORY STANDARD 2009-2010 Antebellum Reforms & Society
Putting this in context… Source: Ms. S. Pojer, Horace Greeley HS, www.historyteacher.net
How did slaves respond to their condition? Slave revolts Underground Railroad Other forms of resistance Slaves Economy Importance of music, oral tradition & religion Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhjGzBCOw88
Importance of the Abolitionist Debate Moderate Radical Enhanced by Second Great Awakening Southern slaveholders react Congress’ Reaction: GAG RULES (yet another political compromise) Civil War is on the horizon!
Changing Roles for Women (Board Notes from Discussion)
Life in America is Changing… Results of Industrialization… Immigration… Movement West and trials of surviving the frontier Southern social barriers strengthened