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US History Sem 1: U5L4 - Uncle Tom's CabinName:Would you like this page read to you?Locate the purple puzzle icon from your Chrome extensions to open theRead&Write toolbar. Use your mouse to highlight the text and click the play button icon to have the text read aloud.Clickherefor more guidance on how to use the Read&Write extension.Note: This will only work in the Google Chromeweb browser.This assignment contains four parts.Complete all parts for full credit.Part 1[6 points- 2 points per correct response in complete sentences]Directions:Read the following excerpt from the novel and answer the discussion questions at theend in complete sentences.“Two slaves, Cassy and Emmeline, are hiding from their cruel master, Simon Legree.Simonthreatens to beat Tom if he will not tell where Cassy and Emmeline are hiding.Tom, a Christian whohas always been a loyal, hard-working slave, refuses and Simon swears that he’ll conquer Tom or killhim.”“Tom looked up to his master, and answered, ‘Mas’r, if you was sick, or in trouble, or dying, and Icould save ye, I’d give ye my heart’s blood; and, if taking every drop of blood in this poor old bodywould save your precious soul, I’d give’em freely, as the Lord gave his for me.O, Mas’r! don’t bringthis great sin on your soul!It will hurt you more than ‘t will me!Do the worst you can, my troubles’llbe over soon; but if ye don’t repent, yours won’t never end!”“Like a strange snatch of heavenly music, heard in the lull of a tempest, this burst of feeling made amoment’s blank pause.Legree stood aghast, and looked at Tom; and there was such silence, thatthe tick of the old clock could be heard, measuring, with silent touch, the last moments of mercy andprobation to that hardened heart.It was but a moment.There was one hesitating pause, --oneirresolute, relenting thrill, --and the spirit of evil came back, with seven-fold vehemence; and Legree,foaming with rage, smote his victim to the ground.”“Scenes of blood and cruelty are shocking to our ear and heart.What man has nerve to do, man hasnot nerve to hear.What brother-man and brother-Christian must suffer, cannot be told us, even in oursecret chamber, it so harrows the soul!And yet, oh my country! These things are done under theshadow of thy laws!O, Christ!Thy church sees them, almost in silence!”1.How does Stowe portray slaveholders in these excerpts?
2.How does she portray the slaves?
3.How do you think white Southerners felt when they read of Simon Legree’s cruelty in UncleTom’s Cabin?
Part 2 [5 points]Paragraph form with topic sentence 1 point1 point for each supporting detailDirections:Use the illustration of a slave auction below to respond to the following question inparagraph form.1.Compare the ways that Caucasians and African Americans are portrayed.What are theywearing?Are they standing or sitting?What expressions are on their faces?
Part 3 [11 points- 2 points for Attack the Text and 3 points for each correctresponse in complete sentences]Directions:“Attack the Text” according to the Skills section at the beginning of the course.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Judy Bieber
Tags
Uncle Tom s Cabin, Slavery in the United States, Harriet Beecher Stowe

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