According to the textbook, from West Africa to Appomattox, thejourney of the African living in America has been fraught withdisappointment and misery. However, there has always been a glimmer ofhope that America and its citizens would live up to the principles uponwhich the nation was founded.Use the Internet or Strayer databases to research events between1619−1860 that relate to the legal limitations of both enslaved and freeAfricans on American soil.Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:Explain the principal manner in which the survival ofAfrican-Americans from colonial through Civil War times is inextricablyrooted in West African traditions. Support your response with at leasttwo (2) aspects of African culture that had survived and manifestedthemselves in the daily lives of both free and enslavedAfrican-Americans.Investigate at least two (2) events between 1619‒1860 thatdemonstrate the ability of enslaved and free African-Americans toovercome the legal limitations on their claims to dignity andself-respect. Provide your rationale for selecting the two (2) events inquestion.Examine the manner in which your two (2) chosen events showcase theability of the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence to liveup to their promises. Include specific examples from both documentsthat reinforce your argument.Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note:Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), withone-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APAor school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additionalinstructions.Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, thestudent’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date.The cover page and the reference page are not included in the requiredassignment page length.
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