Colonial Period Question
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[I]n every human Breast, God has implanted a Principle, which we call Love of Freedom; it is impatient of Oppression....I will assert, that the same Principle lives in us. God grant Deliverance [rescue]...and get him honor upon all those whose Avarice [greediness] impels them to countenance [allow]...Calamites [affliction] of their fellow Creatures. This I desire not for their Hurt, but to convince them of the strange Absurdity of their Conduct whose Words and Actions are so...opposite.
-Phillis Wheatley, a black poet, March 11,1774
The writer of Document B believes slavery is
- ordained by God