Can you guys help me with my philosophy homework? I need to write an essay on the following:?

Is there a difference between hard determinism and the limits on freedom imposed by internal and/or external constraints? According to any of the thinkers we’ve read (John Chaffee- The Philosopher’s Way, Fifth Edition), is it possible to overcome determinism and/or internal external constraints? How? What is your view?
Update: Can you guys help me with my philosophy homework? I need to write an essay on the following: