The Scorpion Sting Analysis

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In the book of James Oakes, ‘’The Scorpion’s Sting” anti-slavery before the war he has stated in brief chapters that of abolitionism and politics on anti-slavery. The Scorpion’s sting argues constructively with Republicans of them committing destruction of slavery inside the United States as the policy of the federal institution felt that it was necessary to, but the institution were wrong as that policy was a mistake for their own insecurity. Oakes tells us of the Republicans efforts failed shortly claiming of the radical policy to emancipate the military, but just as important to ending slavery, if not on a precise manner that architects might see. Oakes took the Scorpion Sting to his theory that Republicans threat to slavery wills eve …show more content…
In which I thought was interesting that Oakes would explain this way as a metaphor for us, the readers, but more importantly, Oakes took an explanation in this chapter to talk about the process of slavery being destroyed as it may armies around history had liberated slaves. Many Americans took this liberation and opposed it. I believed that in the book that In Oakes words, he explains a point in where fights between the Americans and the British where he talks about them in the “War of 1812” and after the revolution. Even more remarks that Oakes, himself talks about John Quincy Adams making arguments of the military emancipation of any Americans. (p.139). It was interesting that Oakes would talk about this as it made Adams strongly go with the military emancipation saying it feels like murdering them in cold blood or assassinating them. Secondly, Adams hated slavery that he would write it in his own journal expressing it angrily more than the aberrant military emancipation as he said he felt that he was the mouthpiece of the common world. This chapter combines three things and that is arming slaves, freeing them, and ending slavery, which in context is simply distinct from each other being all piled up into one. As I feel that Oakes was right

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