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U.S. History Through 1877

Course Materials

Take Home Quiz 1

—Answer the following questions in at least one paragraph comprised of at least four sentences. Each question is worth two points. Total points possible: 6
 
—What document(s) did Bartolome de las Casas author and how did it influence the institution of slavery in the “New World?”
 
—What was the “Colombian Exchange” and how did it specifically impact the indigenous people of the Americas?
 
—Where were the first successful English colonies and what did their success mean for the  developing English Empire in North America? 

HIST 17 Response Paper 1

Respond to the following prompt in a 2 to 3 page essay. Use 12-point font and double space. Be sure to cite your sources properly using: MLA, Chicago/Turabian, or APA styles.

APA

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

MLA
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

Chicago Style

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/

 

  • Please write a brief essay discussing how “whiteness” became associated with freedom and “blackness” with servitude in the New Republic (the United States). Describe the laws, customs, and economics, which created this association and sustained it from the 17th century through the establishment of the republic.
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  • Be sure to give specific example(s)
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  • Do not cite my lectures. If you wish to rely on information gleaned from my lectures you are welcome to do so. But, you must then find sources to backup those assertions and cite those. 

 

  • Acceptable sources are as follows:
  • Scholarly texts/books
  • Primary Sources
  • Articles from scholarly journals
  • Websites containing any of the above
  • All assigned texts and readings for this course

This assignment is worth five points and is due at the beginning of class ednesday, September 27, 2017. Late papers will lose one letter grade per day.

 

 

Take Home Quiz 2

›Answer the following questions in at least one paragraph comprised of at least four sentences. Each question is worth 2 points. Total points possible: 6
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›What are the four facets of race described by Ian Haney Lopez in his article “The Social Construction of Race?”
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›What is the historical significance of Bacon’s Rebellion? How did it help shape race ideology, labor arrangements, and citizenship in English North America?  
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›Define the “sexual economy of American slavery” as described in the article by Adrienne Davis. What role, and what level of importance, does the author attribute to African American women in this system?
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›This assignment is due at the beginning of class Monday September 25, 2017

Response Paper 2

Respond to the following prompt in a 2 to 3 page essay. Use 12-point font and double space. Be sure to cite your sources properly using: MLA, Chicago/Turabian, or APA styles.

APA

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

MLA
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

Chicago Style

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/

Discuss the relationship between the 1830 Indian Removal Act, U.S. slavery, and expansion in 19th century United States. Specifically address how Indian policies affected the indigenous people as well as Euro- Americans and African Americans.

Be sure to give specific example(s)

  • Do not to cite my lectures. If you wish to rely on information gleaned from my lectures you are welcome to do so. But, you must then find sources to backup those assertions and cite those. 

 

  • Acceptable sources are as follows:
  • Scholarly texts/books
  • Primary Sources
  • Articles from scholarly journals
  • Websites containing any of the above
  • All assigned texts and readings for this course

 

  • Unacceptable sources are:
  • History.com/Dictionary.com/Fox News
  • Non-scholarly, partisan, and/or polemical websites and publications

This assignment is worth five points and is due at the beginning of class Wednesday November 15th. Late papers will lose one letter grade per day.

 

 

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