In the first two chapters of Celia, A Slave, you have learned about Celia and the Newsom family. You have also read about the “crime”. In this discussion board, reflect on the beginnings of this true story. Write a 300-word response that demonstrates the following:
How does Celia’s experience fit with what you have read in the textbook and in the primary source interpretations? Work to relate the story of Celia to the rest of the course material.
What about the story, so far, has been new information to you? Consider if the case-study of Celia has expanded or deepened your understanding of the course material.
Raise a question for discussion with your peers.
Write two 150-word responses to classmates to complete the assignment.