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Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of Slave Girl

Write a 4-page essay that addresses the following issues and questions using “Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” and American History
1) What was life like for Harriet Jacobs and other slaves?
2) What are some specific examples of hardships and cruelties suffered by Harriet Jacobs and
other slaves?
3) How did Harriet Jacobs and other slaves in general cope with their bondage? How did they
survive? Did they fight back? How? Why or why not?
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4) Based on Harriets experience in the North, how were African-Americans treated there? Was
the antebellum North, like the South, a racist culture and society?
5) If white Americans, North and South, believed the nation was a white mans republic, and if
they accepted that African Americans were inferior, why did northerners fight to end slavery?

Cosmetic surgery in Korea

The assignment requires an analytical discussion rather than a
descriptive explanation.
Citations: APA style
Requirement: You MUST incorporate at least 3 academic papers and other sources such as
books, newspaper articles, blog posts, among others.
The Outline (The format below is suggestive. You can vary it as you like):
Introduction
1. Orientate the reader
2. Identify the focus/purpose
3. Outline the scope
4. State the questions or issues observed
Body
1. Supporting details
2. Analysis
3. Evidence
4. Concluding sentence
Conclusion
1. Summarize key points
2. Overall concluding statement

Socrates, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Tocqueville

Review each of the following quotations. For each quote, choose one foundational thinker we have read, whose theory you think speaks best to the themes raised by the quotation, and discuss why in 2-3 paragraphs. Students should consider a different foundational thinker for each quotation.:

Thinkers: Socrates, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Tocqueville

Be sure to:
(a) identify the thinker
(b) identify their texts
(c) clearly explain how their theories relate to the particular quotation
(d) discuss the insights you think they provide on the themes raised in the quotation.

Quotes

1.    Great men, great nations, have not been boasters and buffoons, but perceivers of the terror of life, and have manned themselves to face it. Ralph Waldo Emerson

2.    Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live. Dorothy Thompson

3.    “A mature society understands that at the heart of democracy is argument. Salman Rushdie

4.    Among individuals, as among nations, respect for the rights of others is peace. Benito Juarez

5.    They ordered my arrest. And let me tell you something: I am going to obey this order of theirs..if I didnt believe in justice I wouldnt have founded a political party. I would have proposed a revolution. But I believe in justice. A fair justice system where verdicts are based on the evidence presented. Lula Da Silva

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