This week you will prepare a Cause and Effect Essay (assignment directions are in the Topic 4 Folder). Watch the local news or go online and read news as presented….
Explain how abolitionists upheld the Declaration of Independence as the foundation of antislavery and abolitionist thought.
The Abolitionist Movement Read the following primary source:
· Link (website): Declaration of Sentiments of American Anti-Slavery Society (1833) (Links to an external site.) (Click on arrows to view all images of the document. Click on plus and minus signs to enlarge or reduce size of images.)
Then, address the following:
· Assess if abolitionists were responsible reformers or irresponsible agitators?
· Explain how abolitionists upheld the Declaration of Independence as the foundation of antislavery and abolitionist thought.
· Assess the effect of the Gag Rule on the Abolitionist Movement.
· Analyze how the women’s rights movement would gain momentum from the antislavery movement.
Writing Requirements (APA format)
· Length: 2-3 pages (not including title page or references page)
· 1-inch margins
· Double spaced
· 12-point Times New Roman font
· Title page
· References page
· In-text citations that correspond with your end references
· 1 primary source that corresponds with your selected topic (noted in the topic instructions)
· Minimum of 2 scholarly sources (in addition to the textbook)