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In a two page essay (approx 500 words), please (1) summarize and (2) evaluate th

In a two page essay (approx 500 words), please (1) summarize and (2) evaluate the following reading. Absalom Jones, Sermon on the Abolition of the International Slave Trade, 1808 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Click here and here (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. for more information on Absalom Jones and here for information the African Methodist Church. Here are (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Link (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.s with more information on the struggles to end the international slave trade. Your summary should make sure to provide the following information: (1) Summarize: What type of document is this? Who wrote it (created it? produced it?)? When was created? What is it about? Or, what is the subject of this reading? What does the speaker want their readers to learn from this reading/hearing this sermon? Why do you think so? Do you think the speaker was successful with this? Why or why not? (2) Evaluate: What do readers today learn from this sermon? About how the issues facing free blacks in northern communities in the United States? About their attitudes about those still enslaved? About those still in Africa? How did Rev. Jones encourage his listeners to push for more change in the future? Why do you think he gave the advice that he did? How does reading this speech what you understand about that era and abolition and how free Blacks in northern communities raised their voices now that you have read it? Your response should be presented as a conventional essay. It will require a topic sentence that offers your overview of the value of reading this particular document, a section in which you summarize the document, and a section that includes your evaluation of the document. It is not possible to do this in one or two brief sentences, you will need space to expand on your answer and provide evidence for it in the form of direct quotations from the document itself. You may also make use of the relevant material in your textbook or the links to supply context and a larger understanding of the conditions that might have lead the author to write/speak as they did in this document. You may submit your essay online as either an attached and uploaded file (.doc, .pdf or .rtf only), or type (or cut and paste) it directly into the text box. It is due at the beginning of the class period on the date specified. Please give yourself enough time to proof-read and then edit your work to ensure that it is written in complete sentences, with appropriate paragraph breaks. Please make sure to use double-spaced lines. Please make sure that there are no gratuitous spelling errors, or errors of fact that should be easily checked in the reading itself, or in your text book. If these things are not done, your homework will be returned to you without a grade and you will receive no credit for the assignment. Rubric Homework Rubric (2) Homework Rubric (2) Criteria Ratings Pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Summary: Student provides a full and complete description of the assigned document, using all of the prompt questions as a guide. 35.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Evaluation: Student provides a complete and thorough evaluation of the document, addressing all of the prompt questions. If the student would like to raise other questions or topics related to the document, this is the section for that. 45.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Organization, Presentation, Style, & Grammar Your response should be presented as a conventional essay. It will require a topic sentence that offers your original overview of the value of reading this particular document, a section in which you summarize the document, a section that includes your evaluation of the document, and a concluding statement. Please make sure that there are no gratuitous spelling errors, or errors of fact that should be easily checked in the reading itself, or in your text book. 20.0 pts Total Points: 100.0

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