IV. Massachusetts and the Fight to End Slavery, 1840s-1861
Framing QuestionsIn what ways do these documents provide evidence about:
1. Methods and materials used in the antislavery battle and the objectives of each?
2. Reasons for refusing to compromise; reasons for being willing to compromise?
3. The impact of the Fugitive Slave Law on both blacks and whites in the North?
4. Reasons for opposing slavery's spread to the new western territories?
DocumentsHymns for Dedham
Invited by the Ladies
Shall a Republic?
Fourth of July!
Only the Beginning
Anthony Burns Checks
Your Friend Forever
The Liberator Commenced (coming soon)
Trust for Victory
Protection for the Fugitive