Emancipation Debate

Topic: Debate to support gradual emancipation position and support immediate emancipation (opposing position).It must be at least 300-360 words In-depth explanations.1. You will need to have at least 300-360 words in this debate plus 3 full references due Wednesday … Research must be done in the library using JSTOR database or other SCHOLAR sources.2. Research must be done in the library using JSTOR database or other SCHOLAR sources.In order to debate, you will need to research and present both positions.Please remember this debate take place during the 1850s. Before the Civil War, before Emancipation Proclamation and after Jefferson has been dead for more than 35 years.Who will you be in the debate?
Your character does not have to be an actual historical figure. You can be, for example, journalist, politician, teacher, a domestic servant or a sharecropper. Just make sure that you ground your analysis in academic sources and you demonstrate you have done all the required work by integrating it into your debate positions.
Stay in character for your responses means if you say you are a certain name than each response should have this person’s name or that of the person your are corresponding with in each response is part of the debating.
Also no modern day history facts should be used…in this debate Lincoln is still alive…meaning discussing the Emancipation Proclamation is not appropriate but the rumor of it can be discussed…remember the Emancipation Proclamation was a gradual emancipation document because it only freed slaves in the Confederate states but allowed Union states to still continue slavery.
Whatever you write should be in character. Be creative! Remember that everything you argue, although in character, must be grounded in academic research and must demonstrate you have done the required work.