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Slavery and Revival
Transcript of Slavery and Revival
A peculiar institution brought down by revival of the church in America.
A. Slavery in America.
1. Why is it called a Peculiar Institution?
2. What are the main values of Americans?
B. Slavery in the North and South
What is slavery?
a system under which people are treated as property to be bought and sold.
Is there slavery in the world today?
Though slavery is officially illegal in
nations human trafficking represents $31.6 billion of international trade per annum in 2010
America: an estimated 14,000 people are trafficked into the United States each year
II. 2nd Great Awakening
in Europe greatly impacted America too.
B. What is Revival:
1. Timothy Dwight: president at Yale
2. Charles Finney: Revivalist
D. Camp meetings,
E. Out of the 2nd great awakening
Set yourself on fire and people will come to watch you burn
was started by
was started by
Pray for revival to end
Why were those Revivalist preachers
Prayer of a man who loved God and his fellow man.
F. Slavery grows
1. 1790-750,000 slaves
2. 1860- 3.5 million (though it was illegal in half the union)
G. abolitionist movements
1. slaves themselves -rebellion
3. 1830's -->"National Sin"
1. William Lloyd Garrison
a. The Liberator
2. Fredrick Douglass
a. escaped slave
b. abolitionist who spoke all over
c. The North Star
3. Harriet Tubman
a. led slaves northward to freedom
4. John Brown
a. led a raid (for weapons) on Harper's Ferry with slaves
5. Harriet Beecher Stowe
a. Wrote "Uncle Toms Cabin."
b.rallied abolition in North
c. banned in the south
J. the Birth of the Republican Party
Remember the Whigs?
1. Whigs split into 2 factions
a. cotton whigs joined Southern Dem =Democrats
b. conscience whigs joined Northern Dem = Republicans
I. Compromises over Slavery didn't solve anything, just postponed the issue.
2.Compromise of 1850
3. Kansas-Nebraska Act
K. Dred Scott Decision: Before you read:
1. If a man who own's a slaves brings that slave with him to a free state, does that mean that the slave is free?
After you read:
2. What did the Supreme Court Decide about this?
3. What did this decision lead to in the very near future?
L. Republican Victory and Succession
Dred Scott Decision led the the election of
1. What did Lincoln think about slavery?
2. Lincoln won because of the split democratic vote
3. South Carolina left the Union. Why?
4. The logic behind succession?
marriage and divorce?
was the forming of "the Union" voluntary for states?
5. After S.Carolina:
MI, FL, AL,GA, LA, TX all succeeded.
7. Lincoln attempted to
supply Forte Sumter (U.S.
fort in Charleston) with supplies but the
confederacy fired on the fort
and the War began.
M. Northern and southern Advantages in the War of the states.
Commanders in Chief
Robert E. Lee
Ulysses S. Grant
6. Jefferson Davis became president