1. Taking into account the treatment of both slaves and free blacks as well as women during the Revolution and immediately afterward, what do these documents suggest about the boundaries of freedom in the early United States?

2. How was slavery justified by slaveowners? Look carefully at the documents to support your answer.

3. Look specifically at the Lincoln-Douglas debates. How are the points discussed therein also examined by the other documents in this assignment?

4. Look specifically at the last two documents. Though slavery has ended by this point, how have things not changed in the South?



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