Freedom’s JournalDocumentGuiding QuestionsSchool Ads1) When were these advertisements published?2) What are three things these advertisements have in common? 3) What do these ads suggest about education for African Americans in the1820s?Enterprise1) Where did this article first appear? 2) What does this article describe? 3) Why do you think the editors of Freedom’s Journal published this article?Based on these documents, what was the purpose of the Freedom’s Journal?DocumentGuiding QuestionsKidnapping Notices1) When was the first notice originally printed? Where? 2) Why do you think the editors printed a notice from Philadelphia in a New York newspaper? 3) What was the purpose of the second notice?Bishop Allen1) Who is Bishop Allen? 2) According to this article, what were two of Allen’s important accomplishments? 3) According to this article, what was a purpose of benevolent societies?
4) Do you think benevolent societies were needed in the 1820s? Why or why not?Based on these documents, what was the purpose of the Freedom’s Journal?DocumentGuiding QuestionsOpeningEditorial1) Who wrote this document? When? What was their purpose in writing it?2) According to the first two paragraphs of the editorial, what were two challenges faced by African Americans? 3) What rationale for publishing Freedom’s Journal do the authors present in the second paragraph? 4) What were three ways, according to the authors, that Freedom’s Journal could help support African Americans? 5) How is the editorial similar to the textbook’s explanation of the purposeof Freedom’s Journal? How is it different? Similarities: Differences:Based on everything we’ve discussed, what was the purpose of the Freedom’s Journal? Make sure to use at least 3 pieces of evidence to support your statement!