September 19, 2021 Comment off

What strategies did African Americans use in phrasing their demands for freedom to avoid alienating white Americans? Why would these strategies be necessary?

To answer the following questions please read the previous document entitled Freedom Petition by African Americans in Massachusetts (1773 and 1777) and Essay on Slavery (1774). For each of the following questions please answer the with depth and specificity. Support your answers with specific references to the documents. A good way to approach each answer is to consider them mini-essay questions. Use topic sentences and strong transitions to create a unified answer. Each answer should be a minimum of 300 words Question #1: On what grounds did African Americans challenge their enslavement during the American Revolution? How did they use the revolutionary rhetoric/ideology? Question #2: What strategies did African Americans use in phrasing their demands for freedom to avoid alienating white Americans? Why would these strategies be necessary?