Chapter 4 Visions of Freedom

Submit your answers to these exercises as determined by your instructor.

1769 broadside advertising the sale of 94 slaves who had just arrived at Charleston from West Africa. Charlestown, July 24, 1769, "To Be Sold…"

Credits: Granger Collection

  1. What was the artist who created the broadside trying to convey by the way he depicted the slaves?
  2. How do you think colonists, who at this very time were defending their liberty against British policies, justified importing and selling slaves?
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