Continue to focus on the rest of the second sentence of the opening paragraph and answer the following questions.
- If you need more background information about the Pretender in Spain, where could you find it? Do some brief research on this reference and discuss how this might relate to the issue of poor, starving families in Ireland.
- Do you need more information on the reference to selling “themselves to the Barbadoes”? Remember the historical period of this essay and discuss your reaction to this solution for these “helpless infants.”