Essay on The Hanging of Thomas Jeremiah. 900-1000This is a two-part essay. In Part I, describe the circumstances leading to Thomas Jeremiah’s arrest, addressing the following questions. Why were slave-owners like Henry Laurens determined to preserve the institution of slavery? Why did slave-owners feel that the colonies’ revolution from Britain represented a threat to the institution of slavery? Why, specifically, did Jeremiah pose a threat? Support your assertions with specificexamples from the book. In Part II, discuss the evidence for and against Jeremiah’s guilt. In your opinion, was he guilty? Why/why not?
Start your essay with a short introductory paragraph, then organize it per the elements in the rubric below. Note that the two parts of the essay are NOT weighted equally. Do NOT include a conclusion, as Part II will serve as your conclusion.