Did the British abolition of slavery in 1807 have a significant impact in reducing the global practice of slavery? Consider some of the contradictions in abolitionists’ advocacy for abolition (Equiano should be the focus here) as well as the problems Britain faced in enforcing the abolition (use evidence from the Blaufarb book).
The paper will be graded based on the following criteria:
Presence of a clear, effective, and argumentative thesis statement
Effective use of evidence from the Blaufarb book and the sources about Equiano under review
Organization of a structured and well-reasoned argument
Fluid writing style that uses grammar correctly, avoids awkward sentences, and utilizes good topic sentences
The ability to analyze and engage different interpretations of the same historical event
Correct use of the citations according to the History Department Writing Guide (Footnotes)
Plagiarism in any form will result in a failing paper and possible failure for the entire course!
Include analysis of a examples from the entire book
Edit the publish of the paper as many times as possible before submitting it
Read over the History Department Writing Guide
Use discussion forum as a way to practice ideas for the essay
Inhuman Traffick: The International Struggle Against the Transatlantic Slave Trade: A Graphic History
by Rafe Blaufarb, Liz Clarke
THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, OR GUSTAVUS VASSA, THE AFRICAN.
WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.
“Excepting Himself: Olaudah Equiano, Native
Americans, and the Civilizing Mission
Emily Donaldson Field