[Unlocked] Indigenous People Help Shape
- You will be expected to post an original (250 – 300 words) response that includes at least 2 APA in-text citations for a bulleted question or response prompt.
Please answer at least 1 of the following:
1 – In 1852, Douglass wrote: “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July”. In this letter, he stated, “What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer: a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelly to which he is the constant victim” (p. 6). Please explain what he meant by this and explain how this could still be relevant for the Black community today.
2 – According to the reading: American Indian Constitutions and Their Influence on the United States Constitution, How did indigenous people help shape the constitution?
3 – Who is Dred Scott and what was his case about?