Comparison Essay work

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Thesis—Compare/Contrast Essay Assignment

Compare two or more systems based on the following question:

                How does slavery compare to  & contrast with another system of social inequality devised by early and classical civilizations,  the caste system?



Slavery System


Caste System

Aspect #1--e.g. gender roles, social mobility, permanence, entry, etc.






Aspect #2







Write your Thesis here--answers all parts of the question above





Write a topic sentence for each evidentiary paragraph here:










Last Step:  using one of the topic sentences above, write a complete evidentiary paragraph (TS-CD-CD-CD-CM) on the back of this page.  CD= "concrete detail"--fact, evidence, such as ________--not just listed but analyzed/explained.  CM=commentary--why does this similarity/difference exist? How does it support/prove the thesis?