Base your answer to the following question on the information presented in
this lesson (and in the American Yawp). Do not use outside sources. Be sure
The Assignment for Module 2 includes two short-answer question. Each is worth 5 points. For this Assignment, answer the following questions in 2 paragraphs each. Base your answer on the information presented the Rise of the Racial Slavery lesson. (You may also include additional information from the American Yawp but be sure to use specific examples included in the Sway lesson.) Do not use outside sources. Do not copy or share answers. (Be sure to complete the lesson before completing this assignment.)
Question 1: What role did servant and slave revolts or uprisings have on the law? What contributed to the division of white and black in America? (Be specific regarding time and colony.)
Question 2: Primary Source Analysis.
Analyze the summary of the Maryland laws and the court records regarding Rose Davis’s 1715 case. Did the ruling in Davis’ case go along with the law that was in effect when she was born? Did the ruling go along with the law in place at the time of her petition in 1715? What was the law in effect at that time and how did the ruling in her case compare to it? Consider the law at the time of her birth and the law in 1715, and then explain what you think should have been the ruling in her case?
Formatting: 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, one-inch margins. Points will be deducted if not formatted correctly.
Module 2 Assignment
Length: Two paragraphs for each section, which means a total of 4 paragraphs for the entire assignment. Each paragraph should be at least six sentences long. Points will be deducted if sentences appear to have been intentionally shortened to meet the required number of sentences.
Editing: Be sure to proofread your answer and use spellcheck before submitting. Points will be deducted for not doing so.
Plagiarism: Plagiarism of any kind will result in automatic failure. Use of outside sources counts as plagiarism.