Sociology for the South, or the Failure of Free Society: Summary & Analysis Video

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In Sociology for the South, or the Failure of Free Society, which of the following was NOT a reason that Fitzhugh argued for slavery?

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1. Before publishing Sociology for the South, or the Failure of Free Society, Fitzhugh published a pamphlet in 1849 called:

2. According to Fitzhugh in Sociology for the South, or the Failure of Free Society, why was a free society a bad thing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As you go through this worksheet and take the quiz, you'll determine how much you know about the book, Sociology for the South, or the Failure of Free Society. You can expect to be quizzed on the publication year of this book and a pamphlet written by Fitzhugh.

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These tools are geared towards helping you assess your knowledge of:

  • Reasons why Fitzhugh argued for slavery
  • Fitzhugh's pamphlet published in 1849
  • Why a free society is a bad thing according to Fitzhugh
  • Why Fitzhugh considered slavery to be a positive civilizing force
  • The year that this book was published

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding Fitzhugh's attitude towards slavery
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about this novel's purpose
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on American history

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Sociology for the South, or the Failure of Free Society: Summary & Analysis can help you learn more about Fitzhugh's beliefs and ideas about slavery. It will also help you cover these topics in depth:

  • Fitzhugh's thoughts on the ideas of a free market and a free society
  • Why Fitzhugh's fundamental beliefs in his book were wrong
  • Premise of the book Sociology for the South, or the Failure of Free Society
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