This assignment requires you to write a paper of 900 to 1,100 words (about three to four pages) in which you primarily rely upon the Cry Liberty book for evidence and examples. Remember, the Smithsonian is looking for the clarity and sophistication of your argument as well as in how well you support it. Essay Questions (Choose ONE from the following list of six): Required source for this essay: ? You MUST use: Peter Charles Hoffer’s book, Cry Liberty as your main source for evidence/examples for the paper. ? In addition to Hoffer’s Cry Liberty, you may use the following: - Foner, Give Me Liberty, pp. re: slavery 109-116, 158-159, 182-189. - Primary source documents in the textbook or on Blackboard including “Olaudah Equiano,” “Belinda,” “Massachusetts Slave Petitions” (187) and others that may be relevant to some of the questions (such as “Metacom” or “Declaration of Josephe” (29)). 1. How would you characterize or label the relationship between slaves and slaveholders in 18th century America? (For example, “a boiling pot,” “taut intimacy,” “false relations,” “silence and lies” etc.) Explain and defend your thesis with specific evidence from required sources. 2. Hoffer believes that the Stono Rebellion was important, even though it was not successful. Why does he think this and to what extent, if any, do you agree? Be sure to explain why Hoffer author thinks the rebellion is important, then explain and defend your position with evidence from required sources. 3. To what extent did the Stono Rebellion change the institution of slavery in South Carolina? Explain and defend your thesis with specific evidence from required sources. 4. What did the author see as the key factors in explaining how the Stono Rebellion occurred, and to what extent do you agree? Explain and defend your thesis with specific evidence from required sources.