Explain how teaching slaves to write threatened the social order established by whites.What resources did slaves have and use in learning to read and write?

Paper must be written in essay form and be a min. 1 of page.

In a minimum of one page, answer and discuss the following questions:

1.) First Impressions-What parts of the reading(s) did you find surprising, puzzling, useful, new, already knew, and interesting?

2.) Essential Message

3.) What made literacy a two-edge sword for enslaved blacks?

4.) Explain the differences between biblical and liberating literacy.

5.) Explain how teaching slaves to write threatened the social order established by whites.

6.) What resources did slaves have and use in learning to read and write?

7.) What were the reprecussions for slaves that were caught in the act of learning or being taught to read and write and what innovatiing solutions did slaves create as a means of not getting caught?

8.) How did slaves that were fourtunate enough to learn to read and write use their skills in literacy during and post-slavery?