Writing Assignment: Nature of Female Slavery
Assignment should be typed, double-spaced, 12-point font, 1-inch margins. Use MLA-style parenthetical citations for all quotes and paraphrasing.
Do you believe Jefferson-Hemings was a love relationship or was it more likely along the lines of what Block described in her article? Had you heard about the Jefferson-Hemings relationship before taking this class? Does knowing about Hemings change your views of Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence?
*Note: Watching the optional video resource and/or reading the optional text resource contained in this module may help you with this assignment. Neither is required, but many students find them very interesting and helpful