2_11_08 - Slave women Kidnapped from Africa and brought to...

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Book Review – not a book report! Thesis of book - argument, main point Prove argument, based on facts that you’ve researched, explain how you make the point and what proof you present, give examples, tell all arguments and how well you’ve argued it, Weaknesses in book, what obvious or important parts did the author point out, if you were writing it what would you include How successful was the book, well written or thought out, agree or disagree with thesis Explain scholarly significance, how well it fits in US history, does it need more time in class Woman running for pres and problems she deals with Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/15/opinion/15herbert.html Other articles on misogyny: http://www.blackagendareport.com/index.php? Obama v Clinton http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2008/02/01/clinton-touts-her-own-kennedy- endorsement-in-ad/
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Unformatted text preview: Slave women Kidnapped from Africa and brought to VA in 1619 Enslaved and children inherit status from women 1660 – Radically based slaver, African or African-American assumed to be slaves Different from you can be easily seen as “them” and easier to look down upon Wealth obtained through tobacco rice coffee and indigo in south, in caribbean sugar is crop of choice – year long growing season, need force to work crops Slavery is economic institution – labor comes from Africa, Columbus Europeans and Portuguese realize they need money, caribbens were enslaved and die from small pox, go to Africa and encourage countrymen to sell each other John Newton – wrote song amazing grace, slave trader before minister, captain of slave ship South Carolina plantation – Eliza Lucas Pickney – 1700s, ran a plantation, give slaves directions but never went in fields...
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