1. Explain the influence of religion on the abolitionist movement. short essay, no min.
2. Explain the important components of slave culture that sustained dignity in dehumanizing circumstances. short essay, no min.
3. Consider all the various reform movements. Could they best be described as essentially democratic movements that express the will and desires of the American people at large? Or could they better be described as essentially elite movements that sought to enact reforms that privileged persons believed were good for the common people regardless of whether people actually wanted those reforms? Or were the reform movements in general characterized by a bit of both?