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History of Slavery

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Response Paper 1

Respond to the following prompt in a 2 to 3 page essay. Use 12-point font and double space. Be sure to cite your sources properly using: MLA, Chicago/Turabian, or APA styles.

APA
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

MLA
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

Chicago Style
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/


Choose one of the slave systems we have examined thus far. Describe it, identify one of the principle characteristics of that system, and discuss how it shaped that particular civilization. One example may be: what impact did slavery have on the popularity of the games and gladiators in the Roman Empire?  


Be sure to give specific example(s), names, dates, and places. 

Do not cite my lectures. If you wish to rely on information gleaned from my lectures, you are welcome to do so. However, you must then find sources to backup those assertions and cite those.  

Acceptable sources are as follows: 
Scholarly texts/books
Primary Sources 
Articles from scholarly journals
Websites containing any of the above
All assigned texts and readings for this course

This assignment is due Monday February 5, 2018 at the beginning of class. If you come to class late, your paper is also late. Late papers lose one letter grade per calendar day. 

 

 

Respond to the following prompt in a 2 to 5 page essay. Use 12-point font and double space. Be sure to cite your sources properly using: MLA, Chicago/Turabian, or APA styles.
 
APA
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
 
MLA
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
 
Chicago Style
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/
 
How and why did “whiteness” became associated with freedom and “blackness” with servitude in the in the English colonies, which later became the United States. Describe the laws, customs, and economics, which created this association and sustained it from the seventeenth century through the establishment of the republic (The United States of America).
 
Be sure to give specific example(s), names, dates, and places. 
 
Do not cite my lectures. If you wish to rely on information gleaned from my lectures, you are welcome to do so. However, you must then find sources to backup those assertions and cite those.  
 
Acceptable sources are as follows: 
Scholarly texts/books
Primary Sources 
Articles from scholarly journals
Websites containing any of the above
All assigned texts and readings for this course
 
Suggested Sources 
1705 Virginia Slave Codes 
The Constitution of the United States of America 
Audrey Smedley. Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview. [S.l.]: Westview Press, 2016.
Pounder, C. C. H., Larry Adelman, Jean Cheng, Christine Herbes-Sommers, Tracy Heather Strain, Llewellyn Smith, and Claudio Ragazzi. Race: the power of an illusion. 2017. (DVD)
 
This assignment is due Wednesday April 11, 2018 at the beginning of class. If you come to class late, your paper is also late. Late papers lose one letter grade per calendar day. 
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