Slavery in the 1800s - SLAVERY IN THE 1800s 1 Slavery in the 1800s Unpacking Gender Dichotomy on the Plantation By Eden Turner HIS-121-20105 I would

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SLAVERY IN THE 1800s 1 Slavery in the 1800s: Unpacking Gender Dichotomy on the Plantation By Eden Turner HIS-121-20105 I would like to drop this class because I hate it and I don’t want to write this paper. Thank you.
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SLAVERY IN THE 1800s 2 In the 1930s, different historians, folklorists, and others as a part of the Works Progress Administration, made a point to interview the aging population of black Americans who were alive before the Civil War and remembered slavery. They collected more than 2,300 narratives and memoirs called the WPA American Slave Narratives. They are available in their entirety on the Library of Congress’s website. I am providing you with 11 selections of men and women telling their stories about life before the Civil War. Your assignment is to write a 3 page essay examining the narratives I have provided answering this question: In what ways were the roles of African American men significantly different from women before the Civil War? There are many ways to approach this essay, but my recommendation is to approach the topic thematically. Pick 2-3 themes, like family, work, or health, etc., create an argument and use the sources to support your argument. Students will be evaluated on their thesis, their ability to use the sources to support their thesis, their overall comprehensive approach to the topic, as well as their clarity of writing. Content and Examples Presents an effective analysis of the differences between African American men and women in slave communities. Focuses in on a few ideas and analyzes them with deep and impressive meaning. Critiques read into implications of data, points of view, and trends. Is able to demonstrate points using sources as evidence. Critical Thinking and Evaluation Provides meaningful material and clearly and specifically explains why his or her idea is true with a deep emphasis on sources as evidence or proof of their points. Avoids merely repeating sources and instead brings in nuanced critique that displays significant depth. Displays significant ownership of their
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SLAVERY IN THE 1800s 3 work. Organization and Clarity of Writing Essay includes introduction, thesis, body paragraph, and concluding paragraph. Paper has a natural and logical flow in terms of how student uses sources and organizes their presentation. Writing is clear and precise with no excess or padded portions. Provides Scholarly Sources Has at least 3 sources that GMC labels as scholarly or library approved in their reference page and at least 5 citations throughout the paper. Demonstrates Correct Use of APA Format in Footnotes and Reference Page Demonstrates correct use of APA format, correctly references citations, provides correct and complete reference page. Fewer than 3 errors between citations and references.
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