Writing expectations include competency in the following:
-Verb Tense and Agreement Pronoun Use
-Focus and Organization
-Thesis Statement & Conclusion
The Case Assignment for this course will be a 2-3 page essay. You should use a minimum of 2-4 sources in your Case Assignment. Review the following documents.
1. Jefferson, Thomas (1776). Original draft of the Declaration of Independence. Retrieved from http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/declara/ruffdrft.html
2. Debates about slavery during the Constitutional Convention (Focus on the minutes of the Constitutional Convention from Aug. 21-22, 1787.) The complete minutes may be found at: http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/debates_821.asp and http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/debates_822.asp
3. United States Constitution from https://www.archives.gov/founding-docs/constitution-transcript
4. Digital History (2013). The Three-Fifths Compromise. Retrieved from http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtID=3&psid=1 63
Use the documents and any outside sources to answer the following questions: How did the question of slavery emerge as a national issue by the time of the Revolution and the Constitutional Convention. Ultimately, how did the Constitution deal with the question of slavery? Do you find this to be an effective solution? Why/why not?
Must be double-spaced with 1-inch margins and typed in 12-point Times New Roman. Your Essay should have a Cover Page and Works Cited Page. Essays should be proofread for spelling and grammar mistakes.
Essays are not required to use APA style. However, you must cite all of your sources. You must cite all texts used, including page numbers to avoid plagiarism.
Your essay must have a thesis statement and conclusion that are both supported by research and analysis.
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Slavery in the U.S. is one of the most pertinent issues that define the country’s history. Before the time of the Revolution as well as the Constitutional Convention, slavery had largely remained as an issue for the northern and southern states. However, it became a state issue in the days leading to the Constitution Convention. Even though the Three-Fifths Compromise was effective in placing the question of slavery as a national issue, the way the Constitution eventually addressed the problem was not effective, and this is well demonstrated in the context of Article 1 Section 9 and Article 4 Section 2.
Slavery Emerged as a National Issue
Drawing from Digital History’s (2016, par. 1) text, the issue of slavery developed as a national issue as a result...