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Anti Abolitionists Analysis

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During the 1800s slavery became a major issue in American life and an integral part of its society. Throughout it many different views about it emerged mainly into two different sides, anti-abolitionist and pro-abolitionist. Coincidentally, the two sides were mostly separated geographically between South and North in which the South supported slavery and the North abolished it. The Northern states, known as the Union, abolished slavery for its cruelty and damage to human natural rights, while the Southern states known as the Confederacy, supported it for its benefits to wealth and greed. Substantially both sides used the same facts about religion, economy and society to support their causes, regarding that the North saw it as pernicious to the very structure that composes our society, while the South saw it as an institution set by God and a natural state of mankind. In the eyes of northern citizens, slavery was an institution that had its roots in cruelty and disregard towards mankind. However many Anti-Abolitionist arguments against the statement and implied that slavery was not at all different from the labor force of factories, and if not, it was better. As Document A says, “In all respects the comforts of our slave are great superior to those of the English operatives, (.....) crowded …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that slavery became a major issue in american life and an integral part of its society during the 1800s. both sides used the same facts about religion, economy and society to support their causes.
  • Argues that slavery was an institution that had its roots in cruelty and disregard towards mankind. anti-abolitionist arguments against the statement and implied slavery wasn't different from the labor force of factories.
  • Explains that the abolitionists demanded slavery as an evil that must be stopped from spreading and eventually abolished in every part of society, be it economic or social.
  • Explains that anti-abolitionists stated that slavery was an institution set by god, a state of humanity that is natural to the whole cycle of life.

Anti-abolitionist stated that everyone must accept its place in society, to conform to where they have been born for it's a natural process; notably Document C shows a black woman carrying a baby in the hope of expressing the fact of blacks being under whites as a natural process of

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