Read the book and the chapters and answer the following questions:
1. What role did white supremacy, institutionalized slavery, and the development of a free labor economy in the Northern States play in the buildup to secession and Civil War?
2. What are some ways that the Lincoln administration reduced civil liberties during the war? Why did they do this?
3. After reading Douglass’s narrative, did it change the way that you understand the concept of slavery? If so, how?
For question 1 and 2, you must refer to the chapters from Exploring American History, and for question 3, you must read the book Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass.
Each question should be 75 – 80 words.