Discuss what you consider to be the most important ways in which the contexts of slavery, experience, culture, resistance, and abolition in Brazil, Cuba and the U.S. are similar and different from one another?

Discuss what you consider to be the most important ways in which the contexts of slavery, experience, culture, resistance, and abolition in Brazil, Cuba and the U.S. are similar and different from one another?.

Specifically, your essay should discuss what you consider to be the most important ways in which the contexts of slavery, experience, culture, resistance, and abolition in Brazil, Cuba and the U.S. are similar and different from one another? In developing your discussion bring particular attention to how these specific cases/contexts reflect both how we understand slavery, and what we remain unclear about? DO NOT USE ANY SOURCES BEYOND THOSE ASSIGNED IN CLASS. BE CERTAIN THAT THE WORK YOU REPRESENT AS YOURS IS IN FACT YOURS ALONE. Your essay should builds directly from at least 2 of the readings from Week 2 (J. Quirk: Defining Slavery in All of its Forms…; O. Patterson Slavery as a Social Institution; O. Patterson Slavery Comparative Aspects; A. Wirz History Slaves, Slavery), and at least 3 of the readings from Week 3 & 4 (5 chapters from Laird Bergad, The Comparative Histories of Slavery in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States: Chapter 1 – From Colonization to Abolition: Patterns of Historical Development in Brazil, Cuba, and the United States pp. 1-32; Chapter 3 – Slaves in Their Own Words pp. 64-95; Chapter 6 – Making Space pp. 165-201; Chapter 7 – Resistance and Rebellions pp. 202-250; Chapter 8 – Abolition pp. 251-290).

Discuss what you consider to be the most important ways in which the contexts of slavery, experience, culture, resistance, and abolition in Brazil, Cuba and the U.S. are similar and different from one another?