HISTORY - choose 1 of the questions to answer.
...activists endured violent mob attacks on their printing presses and lecture halls, and for over two decades, a “gag rule”, in the Congress, banned antislavery activists from raising issues relating to this subject (Ferrell 7). However, this opposition only incited antislavery activists, and it made martyrs out of beaten Senator Charles Summer, insane John Brown, and murdered Editor Elijah Lovejoy (Ferrell 11). Antislavery activists were not only interested in ending slavery, but also ensuring that the Americans re-constitute the terms they apply to the concept of equality and liberty. They were looking forward to creating a society... Question Why of All the Reform Movements did Abolitionism Prove to be ...