III. Massachusetts and the National Debate over Slavery, 1800-1840s
Framing QuestionsIn what ways do these documents provide evidence about:
- Incidents, individuals, and issues bringing slavery to national attention?
- The involvement of the Adams family in the national debate over slavery?
- The ways in which people in the North became aware of the horrors of slavery?
- Ways in which Northerners' growing awareness did and did not modify their attitudes toward race?