Happy Monday, everyone! You can cast your votes for Round 2 of Junto March Madness after the jump.
How will the Constitution fare against the Declaration of Independence? Will Harriet Jacobs keep up her winning streak? Will the ladies continue to be remembered? ONLY YOUR VOTES CAN DECIDE.
Votes close on Tuesday at 5 p.m. EST. Voting on brackets 3 & 4 will begin on Wednesday.
BRACKET ONE: Political History
1. Thomas Paine, Common Sense vs. 9. William Maclay’s Diary, 1789-1791
2. The Declaration of Independence vs. 7. The Constitution
3. Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America vs. 11. Frederick Douglass, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”
4. Abigail Adams’s “Remember the Ladies” Letter vs. 5. Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address
BRACKET TWO: Slavery, Captivity, and Bonded Labor
1. Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass vs. 8. Richard Freethorn’s 1623 Letter
15. Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl vs. 7. Solomon Northup, Twelve Years a Slave
3. Toussaint Louverture, “Colonial Constitution of Saint Domingue” vs. 11. Diary of William Byrd of VA
4. David Walker, Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World vs. 5. Mary Rowlandson, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God