Theodore Weld: Architect of Abolitionism

Susan Down (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427192356

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Theodore Weld was an early agitator for abolition. This book describes how Weld successfully forced the issue of slavery into the forefront of people's consciousness through speeches and activism, particularly at the university level, where he confronted education authorities who didn't wish for slavery to be debated or even discussed.

Reading Level
Lexile
1180L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
9.3
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Biographies Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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