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MEET THE PRESS: SLAVERY...HOW BAD IS IT, REALLY?


Directions: Listen to each speaker and write down your observations...

1. Solon Robinson
· Is he for or against slavery?
· State two reasons for his stance:
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2. Duncan Heyward
· Is he for or against slavery?
· State two reasons for his stance: _______________________________________________________________
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3. Jupiter Hammon
· Is he for or against slavery?
· State two reasons for his stance: _______________________________________________________________
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4. David Walker
· Is he for or against slavery?
· State two reasons for his stance: _______________________________________________________________
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5. Frederick Douglass
· Is he for or against slavery?
· State two reasons for his stance: _______________________________________________________________
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6. Josiah Henson
· Is he for or against slavery?
· State two reasons for his stance:
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7. Fanny Kemble
· Is she for or against slavery?
· State two reasons for her stance: _______________________________________________________________
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8. George McDuffie
· Is he for or against slavery?
· State two reasons for his stance:
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Based on what you read and heard, how would you answer the question
"Was slavery really that bad?"
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What source(s) are you basing your answer on?
Why did you base your answer on the sources you used?
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