Presentation on theme: "Extra Credit Opportunity- Mandatory ( Maximum 10 point) Due Wednesday 11/09 Research a current Slavery issue from a global perspective( you will be assigned."— Presentation transcript:
Extra Credit Opportunity- Mandatory ( Maximum 10 point) Due Wednesday 11/09 Research a current Slavery issue from a global perspective( you will be assigned a specific region in class). Find an article from a respected source like the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal. Type a one page response to the article highlighting the issues currently facing people and how this treatment represents changes and/or continuities to the region on the ideas of slavery/subjugation of people. This may require additional research. Required Format : 12 font, No double spacing. Bibliography Required – Chicago Style
Aim: What has been the nature of slavery throughout the history of mankind?
What would you identify as the period of Slavery’s height? 8000 BCE -600 CE 600 - 1450 CE 1450- 1750 CE 1750-1914 CE 1914- Present
Patterns of Interaction Textbook 1) Egypt pg 85 2) Greece pg 115,116 3) India pg 59-61 4) Rome pg 146,151,152 5) South American Slavery- pg 488 6)West Africa pg375 East Africa/Nigeria pg 693 7)North American Slavery pg670-672 8) Muslim World pg444-446
Human Rights Commission on Slavery A commission has been formulated to evaluate the nature of slavery in your society. 1)Within your group, you must research the development and/or aspects of slavery in your assigned society in order to prepare for a role playing assignment. IDENTIFY THE TIMEFRAME you are researching. You should also address the following factors in your role play: role of slaves (jobs they perform), ethnicity, rights (personal freedoms or restrictions), how status of slavery is determined, ability to gain manumission (freedom). 2)Divide your group into the following roles: Slave owners and Slaves. You will prepare a statement that properly reflects the opinion about slavery according to your role (i.e. pro or con). You will be expected to understand the position of your role for class discussion tomorrow and you will be asked to present your position to the Commission of Human Rights in class tomorrow.
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