Required book: The slave ship (Marcus Rediker)
Your essay is no longer than 5 typed pages. The paper is to be double-spaced, 12 pt Cambria font, pages numbered on the top right, and stapled. Do
not double space between paragraphs. I will not accept papers that do not follow these instructions.
The essay is based only on the book : ( Slave Ship ). No outside sources may be used, to do so will constitute plagarism for the purposes of this
In a well-written and analytical essay, answer the following question. Your essay must have a thesis that is stated in the first paragraph and the
essay must be based on examples from the reading, not simply your free flowing thoughts.
What is the thesis of the Slave Ship? How does Rediker develop his thesis?