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[[Attach:redikerchaptersix.pdf|PDF copy of Rediker's Chapter Six]]
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* How did Stanfield depict Africans (and their societies) that he made contact with? Offer specific examples.
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* How did Stanfield depict Africans (and their societies) that he made contact with? Offer specific examples.
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'''Chapter 6'''

* Who is John Newton? How is he connected to Equiano and Stanfield?

* What were the circumstances surrounding his ''own'' enslavement?

* Describe each of Newton's voyages. How did they differ from one another? What similarities do they hold?

* In what ways did Newton use his Christianity to rationalize his involvement in the trade? Justify his actions?
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[[Attach:redikerfour.pdf|PDF copy of Rediker's Chapter Four]]

[[Attach:redikerchaptefive.pdf|PDF copy of Rediker's Chapter Five]]
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'''Chapter 4'''

* What facets of the ship ''astonished'' Equiano?

* In what ways was the use of language a means of resistance for the enslaved?

* What was Equiano's strategy of resistance while on board the ship?

* How did Equiano make an effort to maintain his identity, culture?

* What type of separations did Equiano experience? How did he respond to his dispossession?


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'''Chapter 5'''

* Describe Stanfield and his background. Why is he the most suitable person to write about the slave trade?

* According to Stanfield, where was the first link in the chain of enslavement forged?

* In what unscrupulous ways were sailors lured or captured to work aboard a slave ship? What cruelties did they experience?

* What dual role were sailors like Stanfield expected to fulfill?

* How did Stanfield depict Africans (and their societies) that he made contact with? Offer specific examples.