Quiz 6 - 1. A. slavery. B. C. D. Quiz 6 When criticizing...

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Quiz 6 1. When criticizing slavery, first as colonists and then as revolutionaries, Americans were referring to A. the institution, which is why all of the use of the word “slavery” in connection with their treatment by the British came from northerners who opposed racial slavery. B. nothing; they avoided using the term precisely because it would have been hypocritical of them. C. a political category, shorthand for an arbitrary government denying individual and political rights. D. British treatment of slaves—one of the things for which Jefferson criticized England in his original draft of the Declaration of Independence. 2. Why didn’t the American Revolution put an end to slavery? A. The Lockean principle that the government could not deprive people of property applied to slaves, since they were viewed as property, and so slavery appeared as a “right” that could not be taken away. B. Since all blacks had been slaves in colonial America, the thought of free blacks was unthinkable. C. Women like Abigail Adams persuaded the founding fathers that women’s civil rights ought to come before blacks’ civil rights. D.
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Quiz 6 - 1. A. slavery. B. C. D. Quiz 6 When criticizing...

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