US History: The Abolitionist Movement

 Required Resources: 1 primary source that corresponds with your selected topic (noted in the topic instructions) Minimum of 2 scholarly sources (in addition to the textbook) The purposes of each case study assignment include the following: To hone your abilities to research using scholarly sources To advance critical thinking and writing skills To compile a response to the prompts provided To explore a historical topic and make connections to change over time Instructions: Address the corresponding questions/prompts for the topic. Use at least one (1) documented example of the corresponding primary source in your writing. Read the following primary source: Link (website): Declaration of Sentiments of American Anti-Slavery Society (1833) (Links to an external site.) (Click on arrows to view all images of the document. Click on plus and minus signs to enlarge or reduce size of images.) Then, address the following: – Assess if abolitionists were responsible reformers or irresponsible agitators? – Explain how abolitionists upheld the Declaration of Independence as the foundation of antislavery and abolitionist thought. – Assess the effect of the Gag Rule on the Abolitionist Movement. – Analyze how the women’s rights movement would gain momentum from the antislavery movement. Writing Requirements (APA format) Length: 2-3 pages (not including title page or references page) 1-inch margins Double spaced 12-point Times New Roman font Title page References page In-text citations that correspond with your end references