Prepare a presentation that explains at least three different reasons why the United States lost. Which interpretation is the most persuasive and what lessons are to be learned? End your slide show with a final paragraph of conclusions that includes a thesis statement and highlights the themes of your visual […]
How does she use rhetoric and examples of slavery’s brutality in ways that are similar and/or different from these two foundational documents? How does experiencing life as a woman change her perspective on slavery?
Each student of history brings to the table their own interpretation of the materials with which they are presented. However, my choosing of what materials to present, and the necessarily cursory level with which we approach the history of the United States, means that some things will be left out. […]
Guidelines for the longer essay on Indian slavery: This will be on how the Jesuits managed to curb the enslavement of the Guaraní. Were the Jesuits culturally sensitive? Why or why not? Were they successful or not in ending enslavement of these indigenous peoples? Here is the required reading. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/0wmbfs7jd752ei8/AABcwSaIBZt3K5plgC4EBYqga?dl=0
Discuss Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, by Harriet Jacobs, by applying one of the concepts found in the essays we have read for this course. Choose one to two scenes from the novel for your discussion. For example, you could discuss the precept of inferiority, as Higgenbotham […]