Movements: Genocide and Human Rights DBQ Answer Sheet
: Review each document found on Canvas. Record your responses on this document and
upload to submit the assignment. You must use at least three complete sentences to respond to
each question and cite specific evidence. This assignment is worth 100 formative points.
What does the phrase in Equiano’s narrative, “it became absolutely pestilential,” mean?
In both of these sources the enslaved are considered “merchandise,” why then do you
think Equaino experienced conditions that were so dangerous and why did the men in the CNN
report experience mutilation if they were valuable to their enslavers?