AN ACT TO PREVENT THE FURTHER INTRODUCTION OF SLAVES
History is the story of human liberation.
Vocabulary: emancipation, plausible, liberate, conformity, bona fide, construe, fye, iniquitous, chicanery, servitude,immorality,Review the following questions before reading the narrative, and answer them after completing it.
1. 1. If Simcoe had had his way, slavery would have been abolished in Upper Canada. What prevented this from happening?
2. 2. How did slave owners in Upper Canada justify owning slaves?
3. What activities by African-Canadians speeded their freedom from serfdom?
4. Briefly summarize the main theme and the important details of this narrative.
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