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Critical Analysis of American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan »

A 5 page essay that summarizes and analyzes Edmund S. Morgan's book 'American Slavery, American Freedom.' Morgan argues that the simultaneous development of slavery and freedom represents the central paradox of early American history. This text goes far in explaining the paradox. No additional sources cited.
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Slavery Perspectives »

A 5 page analysis of two books on slavery-Suzanne Everett's “History of Slavery” and Donald K. Wright's “African-Americans in the Colonial Era.” The writer argues that Wright's book tends to emphasize the economics behind slavery and its place in the structure of overall colonial society, taking a scholarly approach. Everett's book, ...
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U.S. Ideology in Terms of Cultural Uniqueness, Revolution, Freedom and Slavery »

A 5 page examination of the American concepts of freedom, solidarity, and cultural uniqueness. Addresses the questions of the association of the concepts of freedom and slavery; the ideal of the American tapestry; and the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights movement as revolutionary periods in U.S. history. ...
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Three Views of the Slave Trade in Africa »

A 5 page analysis of three articles on the origins of slavery. Eric Williams, Winthrop D. Jordan and David Brion Davis offer three contrasting views on the origins of slavery and how slavery interacted with the development of racism. While each view is logical and based on historical fact, the three ...
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An Analysis of Slavery and Freedom in America »

A 6 page analysis of Edmund S. Morgan's book American Slavery/American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia. In this book Morgan examines the economic and demographic development of early Virginia. The fact that a love for liberty and equality in the American colonies developed simultaneously with a reliance on the ...
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Slavery and Freedom »

A 9 page paper discussing opinions surrounding the issue of freedom as it relates to all aspects of life in regards to two separate pieces of work. One piece of work is The Lowell Offering, edited by Benita Eisler, and The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick ...
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Latin America and Slavery »

This 8 page paper looks at black slavery in the Latin countries and why slavery differed from region to region. Brazil is one country of focus in this analysis. Economics is discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Slavery During the European Renaissance »

A 3 page overview of Renaissance slavery, slavery occurring between the fourteenth and seventeenth century AD in Europe. The author emphasizes the similarities and differences between Renaissance slavery and American slavery. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Slavery: From Ancient Times to the Modern Day »

This 6 page paper addresses questions about modern slavery but also looks at the history of slavery globally. Should the United States, a country that once held slaves but denounces slavery, tolerate slavery in other nations? This concept is explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Thematic Similarities Between American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan and Myne Owne Ground by Breen and Innes »

A 3 page paper which examines the similar themes presented in Breen and Innes’ “Myne Owne Ground” and Edmund S. Morgan’s “American Slavery, American Freedom.” No additional sources cited.
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Siebert: The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom »

This 4 page paper discusses the book “The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom” and its author Wilbur H. Seibert. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Freedom Concepts of Frederick Douglass and Olaudah Equiano »

This 5 page paper considers the similarities and differences between the words of Olaudah Equiano and Frederick Douglas in their recollections of slavery and words concerning freedom. The words of Douglas are far more direct, but both authors have similar themes. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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Cold War Ideology »

This 3 page paper examines the cold war. Was it just a battle between freedom and slavery? The paper examines this idea that seemed to be embraced by the people at the time. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Gender Issues Involved in Freedom from Slavery »

A 5 page paper which examines if issues of slavery and freedom were different for men then they were for women. 'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass' by Frederick Douglass, 'Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl' by Harriet Jacobs, and 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' by Harriet Beecher Stowe are the works utilized ...
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Amistad Incident and Freedom »

This 6 page paper explores the idea o freedom as presented in the Amistad incident and pertaining to slavery as well as the rights of the individual. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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James Oakes, Slavery and Liberal Capitalism »

This 4 page paper summarizes the themes of James Oakes’s book “Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South.” Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, Slavery, and Freedom »

5 pages. Mark Twain not only wrote entertaining novels but he wrote with a purpose as well. In Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, for instance, Twain made some very obvious critiques and satires regarding freedom and slavery. This paper assesses the effects and significance of this theme throughout Twain's ...
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U.S. Constitution and Satan's 'Role' »

This 5 page paper looks at the possibility that critics of the Constitution who claim that it has an underlying evil intonation are right. Freedom of religion and slavery are examined in respect to this problem posed by a student. The paper concludes by looking at the opposing view. ...
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Edmund S. Morgan/American Slavery, American Freedom »

A 4 page book review of Morgan's award-winning treatise on the evolution of racism in the American colonies. In this text, which is one of the most "celebrated books in recent American historiography," Morgan explores the connections between "slavery, freedom, persistent inequality and American egalitarianism." Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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An Examination of Pre Civil War Texas »

This 5 page paper considers the role of Texas as discussed in Campbell's book; "An Empire for Slavery". The development of Texas economically and the way in which the freedom of slaves was resisted with proactive measures is considered and o8utlined in this paper. The bibliography cites 1 source.
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Sudan and Slavery »

This 12-page-paper presents an in-depth discussion on the slavery issue in Sudan. It opens with an outlined discussion about the slavery that is currently occurring. It moves into the detailed description of the international slave redemption programs in which the slaves are being purchased from their masters by various international ...
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Slavery Writings »

This 5 page paper reviews writings by slaves and those present in America at the height of slavery, some of which had been provided by a student. Reasons for slavery in the south are explored and modern day slavery is touched on. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Brazil and U.S. Slavery »

This 6 page paper offers a brief overview of slavery in these two countries, including when slavery began in each country, why it was practiced and how and when it ended. Brazil, who imported ten times the number of slaves in the U.S. was also the last country to abolish ...
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Colonial America and Slavery »

A 6 page paper on slavery in Colonial America in which the writer discusses such concepts as slave societies, slaves as an economic necessity, etc.; Sections also focus on the hardships endured by slaves including physical abuse, mental torture, and more. Social and political issues as they existed are examined ...
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America's Constitution and Slavery »

A 10 page research paper that examines what the framers of the Constitution included regarding the institution of slavery. The writer addresses why slavery was included when, presumably, the nation was founded on principles of equality and also details the ongoing debate as to whether the framers of the Constitution ...
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Aspects of Slavery »

This 6 page research paper encompasses 4 short essays on various issues pertaining to slavery. These are: how slaves maintained their sense of identity and community; effect of the Enlightenment on slavery; accomplishments/purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation; and the efficacy of the Freedmen's Bureau. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Effects of Colonization on South Africa »

This 3 page research paper/essay offers a brief history of colonialism in South Africa, which focuses heavily on the slavery. The writer argues that the effects of colonialism and slavery continue to the present day. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Economic Impact of Slavery »

A 4 page discussion of the economic aspects of slavery. The author contrasts those impacts with the personal face of slavery, arguing that slavery was in fact not that economically profitable. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Slavery and the Cherokee Society by Theda Perdue »

A 5 page research paper that examines how slavery evolved as a facet of Cherokee society. Principally, the writer concentrates on the work of Theda Perdue, who argues in her text Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society that the adoption of European-style slavery of Africans evolved from the Cherokee ...
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America and the Economic Effects of Slavery »

This 10 page report discusses the various ways in which slavery had a significant economic, as well as moral, impact on the United States and the development of the nation. Slavery produced benefits in the United States for over 200 years. However, there have been generations of Americans who have ...
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Slavery: Institution and Experience »

A 6 page paper which examines both slavery as an institution and slavery as an experience leading to a culture. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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U.S. Capitalism and Slavery »

A 5 page discussion of the importance of the institution of slavery to capitalism. In the U.S., however, the issues surrounding slavery lasted long past the time where the institution was becoming extinct in other regions of the world. This long life can be attributed to the relative ...
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Abraham Lincoln's Anti Slavery Acts »

A 4 page paper which examines Abraham Lincoln’s acts against slavery. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Tocqueville/His Views of Blacks »

A 6 page essay that offer analysis and discussion of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America. In the chapter entitled, "The Present and Probable Future Condition of the Three Races that Inhabit the Territory of the United States," Tocqueville describes the relations between the three, "naturally distinct" races that inhabited ...
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San Domingo Revolution and Toussaint L'Ouverture »

10 pages in length. Rebellion was part of the enslaved people's everyday lives in San Domingo. Not a day went by that they did not plan and scheme and devise ways to gain their freedom, a freedom that was unjustly oppressed by the white population. Yet so ...
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Economic and Political Freedom Views »

A 7 page paper presenting some of the views of Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry David Thoreau and Benjamin Franklin regarding the interconnection of personal virtue, political freedom and economic freedom. The conclusion from the readings is that political and economic freedom go hand in hand, and that personal virtue ...
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The Journey of Abraham Lincoln That Convinced Him Slavery Was Wrong »

This five page-paper presents the story of Abraham Lincoln's journey to the presidency and the abolishment of slavery. Bibliography lists four sources.
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Nineteenth Century South and Slavery »

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the issues related to slavery in the South in the 19th century, including the fact that slavery was not a monolithic institution, that there were slaves who owned property, and focuses on the examples provided by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs. ...
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The Necessity of Racial Forgiveness Over Slavery »

This five-page-paper presents a discussion on the abolishment of slavery and the need to forgive slavery. Bibliography lists one source.
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Foner and Berlin on Slavery's End »

This 5 page paper discusses the end of slavery and the transition from slave labor to free labor. Relying on the work of Foner and Berlin and colleagues, the writer explains that the Reconstruction era was one of confusion and controversy. The first part of the essay critiques Foner's narrative ...
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Antebellum America and the Advantages of Slavery »

A 5 page paper on why it was better to be a slave than to be free in a few southern states during the ante-bellum period in American history. The writer argues for the advantages of slavery, not only to the slave owner but to the slave himself. Bibliography lists ...
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Reparations for Slavery »

A 3 page essay that argues against the social movement that demands reparations for slavery. The reparations for slavery movement proposes that the United States federal government should, first of all, apologize to the descendents of slaves for the fact that the despicable institution of slavery was legally sanctioned in ...
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Slavery & Religious Principles »

A 4 page essay that draws upon 3 primary sources from the antebellum era. From a modern perspective, it seems incredible that the most engrossing religious topic of the antebellum era was whether or not God sanctioned slavery or prohibited it. As slavery seems to modern eyes to be completely ...
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Prejudice and Slavery in Benito Cereno by Herman Melville »

This 5 page paper examines the story Benito Cereno and the themes of slavery and prejudice. Quotes and detailed analysis support the thesis. Bibliogrpahy lists 1 source.
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Wiencek/On George Washington »

A 9 page book review that reports on Henry Wiencek's An Imperfect God, which is a biography of George Washington that offers a different view of this Founding Father, as Wiencek concentrates on Washington's role as a slaveholder. Drawing heavily on critical analysis of this text authored by ...
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Slavery in America »

6 pages in length. The writer briefly touches upon the beginnings of slavery, slavery in America, Reconstruction, Civil Rights and Jim Crow. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Argument in Favor of Nineteenth Century Southern Slavery »

5 pages. This paper details the southern pro slavery argument and accounts for why it continued despite abolitionist criticism. Southerners increasingly defended slavery as a positive good rather than a necessary evil. Also looks at why southern pro emancipation sentiment declined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Kansas and Slavery »

This 4-page story discusses the "Bleeding Kansas" of the pre-Civil War era, including the fight between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces. Also discussed is the Raid on Lawrence and the John Brown Massacre. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade on the American Colonies »

This 5 page paper examines issues related to slavery in colonial America. Economic and social effects of slavery are discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Maxine Hong Kingston/Warrior Woman »

A 4 page research paper that has 2 sections. The first section compares the tradition of slavery in China, as described by Kingston's mother, with slavery in the history of St. Thomas. The writer speculates on how this makes the student researching this topic feel. The second section offers ...
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