Religion and American Slavery
Lesson I. Religion's Impact on Shaping Colonial American Slavery
Step 5. Class Discussion
Answer these questions on your own paper to prepare for class discussion.
- What were some of the societal norms in colonial America that made slavery possible?
- How did American planters use religion to justify their enslavement of Africans?
- How did these factors make it possible to treat enslaved Africans as “other” in society?
- What happens when a group is treated as “other” in society?
Lesson I. Step 5 of 5