What arguments might Purinton have made to respond to the views of Niebuhr,  

Evans, Garvey, and the mothers in bondage?

. According to the documents in this chapter, what were the major divisions in  

American society, and what should be done, if anything, to repair them? Did  

the authors of these documents feel that they had the power, or the freedom, to  

change and improve their situations within the contemporary social and political structure?