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FYS 100 (52): Slavery in the Contemporary Imagination: Research Resources

FYS Annotated Biography Library Assignment

The annotated bibliography assignment asks you to experience and experiment with a variety of information that you might encounter when researching any particular question or topic.  This particular assignment will help you better understand chattel slavery in Virginia.

1) Include title and full citation, using Chicago Style.
2) Brief summary of its contents as it relates to the enslavement of people in Virginia.
3) An evaluation of the source's perspective.
4) An evaluation of the source's legitimacy. Is it reliable?
5) Brief report on how the source contributes to understanding the daily life of enslaved people in the U.S.

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