1.What seems to be author’s purpose?
2.What main questions does the author attempt to answer?
3.What examples and evidence does the author use?
4.What ideas and conclusions are put forward?
5.What are the most important questions the text is asking/addressing?
6.What are the most important answers and evidence being presenting?
7.Why are these ideas and these forms of evidence important for our critical historical study of slavery and beyond?