Ch.13 Answer only TWO out of the three questions using the Critical Thinking/Evidence-Based Response method. (2 paragraphs per answer.)
1. In what ways did the Second Great Awakening and transcendentalism reflect and react to the changes in antebellum American thought and culture?
2. Of the various approaches to the problem of slavery, which one do you find to be the most effective and why?
3. In what ways were antebellum feminists radical? In what ways were they traditional?
Ch.14 Answer only TWO out of the four questions using the Critical Thinking/Evidence-Based Response method. (2 paragraphs per answer.)
1. Why would Americans view the Compromise of 1850 as a final solution to the sectional controversy that began with the Wilmot Proviso in 1846?
2. If you were a proslavery advocate, how would you feel about the platform of the newly formed Republican Party?
3. Based on the text of the Lincoln/Douglas debates, what was the position of the Republican Party in 1858? Was the Republican Party an abolitionist party? Why or why not?
4. John Brown is often described as a terrorist. Do you agree with this description? Why or why not? What attributes might make him fit this profile?