Abolitionist Literature in Nineteenth-Century America

Faculty: Jane Doe 
Group Description:
Although the reform movements of the 19th Century to ensure the rights of African-Americans and women are independent of each other, there are important practical and theoretical connections between the movements. Students will understand the connections between abolition and woman suffrage, particularly the influece of Christianity on both. Despite the early connection between abolition and woman suffrage movements, woman suffrage was pursued independently. Students will understand the reasons for this decision.Students will understand the social and political thought of African-American reform leaders, especially in relation to self-elevation, citizenship, education, race relations in the South, and the struggle for civil rights.
Group Type: Classroom
University: State University
Course Name: Abolitionist Literature in Nineteenth-Century America
Course Mnemonic: ENGL 300

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