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MakingoftheModernWorldReserved ReadingsBehind every reading, you should be askingyourselfthe following questions:WhyamI reading this?What is it about this reading that illuminates the topic and helps me understandthe lecture?Is there anything in this reading that surprised me(inthe senseofinformation youwerenotexpecting to find)?Everynowand then, a certain phrase mightgrahyour attention.Itmight behumorous, well-written, pithy, horrifyingoranything else thatseemsto leap outat you. Do you have a "favoritequote"for this piece?DoI find this reading enjoyable?(Ofcourse, Iamhoping youanswer"YES!"butit is perfectly fineifyou say "NO!"Inmy view,allopinions are valid. I wouldrather you tell me your true opinion rather than tell me what you think I want tohear.Ifyou really do not like a reading, tell me! Just be sure to tellmewhy("itwas too long" or"ithad toomanywords Idon'tknow"doNOTcountas goodreasons why you do not like something) as this will help me choosesomethingelse in the future.)The questions given below are onlysuggestions;they provide a good startingpoint but you should not limityourselfto answering these questions. Feel free toasksomeofyourownquestions as well.Discussion Questions forAppealto theKingofPortugal, Slave TraderandEnslavedCaptiveI. What was the actualcomplaintofthe KingofCongo? Whatwashe asking for?2. Do you think WilliamBosmanliked hisjob?Whyorwhy3.The savingofsouls was often used as a reason for continuing the slave trade. Is thereany real Christianity in anyofthese three readings?4. Based on what youknowofslavery, the Equiano reading shouldcomeas a surprise.Why is it surprising?Whatabout this readingmakesit unique and so useful to anyonestudying slavery?not?
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6061TheAtlanticWorldthe presence of the parents, and the piecesinto the fire and inthe water,andother sucklings, beingboundtr small boards, were cut,stuck, and pierced, and miserablyin a manner to move a /heartofstone. Some werethrowninto thriver, and when thefathe;tand mothers endeavored to save them, t e soldiers would not let tmcome on landbutmade both parentsnd children drown -ch 'renfrom fivetosjx yearsofage,andalsome old and decrepitP,rsons.Thosewho,/fled from this onslaug . t, and concealed themselv s in theneighborilig sedge, and when itas morning, cameoutto beg a pieceofandtobe permittedwarmthemselves, were A urdered incold blood and tossed into t} e fireorthe water. Somlcametoourpeople in thecountrywith tfiir hands, some with their/ legs cut off,andsothe holding their entrailJAn their arms,andother0 ad such horriblecuts and gashes,thatwo/sethanthey were could/ never happen. And, thesepoorsimple cXea dres, as also manyOft1Uownpeople, didnotknowany better thathatthey had beenattaedbya partyof otherIndians -theMaqas. After this exploit,th,soldiers were rewardedfor their services, lInd Director Kieftthem by taking them bythe hand and congratulating them. Atplace, on the same night,onCoder'sHooknear Corler'sforty Indians were in thesamemannerin their sleep,<}ndmassacred thereinthe samemanner. Did' the DukeofAlva intMeNetherlandsever do anythingmore cruel?' Thisisindeed a disgrace toournation,whohaVIt so gener-ous a governorinourFatherland .as the Prince of Orangehas al-ways epdeavored in his wars to spill as little bloodasp,9ls'ible.Assoonas the 'savages understood that.the Swannekens had softreated them, allthe;henwhomthey couldsU'rpriseonthe farmlands, they killed; buthave never heard that they have ever permittedwomenor childrent.obe killed.Theyburnedallthe houses,grain, haystacks,and destroyed everything they could getSo there was an opendestructivewarbegun

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