1. Read Pages 410-411
2. Include background information (who, what, when, where and why) on the article’s purpose, and then respond to the below:
3. Frederick Douglass became the most prominent antislavery spokesman leading up to the Civil War. Explain the transformation over 20 years from when he advocated New England seceding and rejecting the U.S. Constitution to joining with the new Republican Party’s view that the Constitution be treated “as an antislavery document.”
4. Today there is a political divide in the country, do you believe that the U.S. should break apart?