In the second story which takes place in 1850 is about a young black family, doing what they can to make a living in the town of Boston. Then one day some one comes and arrest their father and say that he is property of Mr. B of Georgia. Again there is a quote that i like its in the last paragraph "Go it!" shout the crowd; "good!—good!—hurra!" "An impressive idea!" says a Senator; "a noble maintaining of principle!" and the man is bid off, and the hammer falls with a last crash on his heart, his hopes, his manhood, and he lies a bleeding wreck on the altar of Liberty!" i like the way its worded in the last sentence it really hits home for me. With one swing of the hammer a man's life is ended, all of his hopes and dreams are gone. Again another offering to the altar.
this one i found easy to read and i really enjoyed reading it! i really don't have any questions about this. Did anyone catch the fact in the first story she was talking about how our country would be a great one( which is it it has its faults just like anything else) with FREE and EQUAL LAWS. Well lets be honest after the Revolutionary war not everyone had these rights, if my memory serves me correct only white men had those rights. Everyone else was put down for along time after that. Funny how things first workout huh?