Essay/Discussion Questions


1. Vincent Harding notes that David Walker’s1829, was one of the earliest radical statements in the great tradition of Ifirkin American protest thought. It indicted white America, challenged the dehumanizing system of chattel slavery, and called for black solidarity and resistance. What impact did the Appall have on black and white America?


2. It is often stated that Christianity was used to pacify African slaves in Irnerica. Yet Nat Turner and David Walker were liiglliy religious men, strongly influenced by Christian theology, who played leadership roles in the

Struggle for African American liberation in the nineteenth century. Explain.


3. It can be argued that as a result of the Atlantic slave trade and chattel slavery, anti-black racism, in altitude and practice, became deeply embedded in the American personality, culture, and institutional arrangements. Discuss.

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