Presentation on theme: "Pre-Class 1/11/10 O my suffering brethren! … Read the history particularly of Haiti, and see how they were butchered by the whites, and do you take warning."— Presentation transcript:
Pre-Class 1/11/10 O my suffering brethren! … Read the history particularly of Haiti, and see how they were butchered by the whites, and do you take warning. The person whom God shall give you, give him your support and let him go his length, and behold in him the salvation of your God. God will indeed deliver you through him from your deplorable and wretched condition under the Christians of America. -- David Walker What is the author talking about? What sources does he draw off of to make his point? 5 Lines minimum
Welcome 1/11/10 Todays Agenda 1.Pre-Class 2.Share Out 3.Notes 4.Final Thoughts & HW Todays Objective Question: How does Abolition begin? Announcements: Readings mishap Hint Hint rescheduled
American Colonization Society Planned to remove blacks back to Africa The Plan – Gradual Abolishment (1 st style of Abolition) – Ship free blacks and freed slaves to Liberia – Some support, some oppose it
American Colonization Society Pro-Slavery – Gradual means we get slaves for a little while longer – We like it because it removes free blacks from our white society (America) Plus if you dont leave, some state laws will re-enslave you. Anti-Slavery – Do they think to drive us from our country and homes, after having enriched it with out blood and tears? – David Walker
END IT NOW! William Lloyd Garrison Abolitionist newspaper publisher, The Liberator Peaceful means, education is the silver bullet. End slavery now, dont pay the slave owners, and dont ship the slaves overseas.
END IT NOW! David Walker, preacher Militant Black Abolition – violence is justified in ending slavery 1 Good black man can put to death 6 white men. His pamphlet Appeals impacted whites/blacks tremendously
Nat Turner Slave/Preacher who led a revolt in the upper south. Killed 57 white men, women, and children Southern White backlash = 100 + blacks killed.