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U.S. History From 1865

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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/


Define “manifest destiny” and discuss the influence of this ideology on late nineteenth and early twentieth century United States expansion. Specifically address the central roles of race ideology, economics, and global stratagem.

Be sure to give specific example(s), names, dates, and places. 

Do not cite my lectures.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 due Wednesday February 14, 2018, (Thursday February 15th for the TTH section) at the beginning of class. If you come to class late, your paper is also late. Late papers lose one letter grade per calendar day. 

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 style(s).
 
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/
 
 
Describe and discuss the historical context within which the Great Migration took place.  How did it shape/impact American society and/or culture? In your essay please define the Great Migration as well.
 
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 March 21, 2018. Late papers will lose one letter grade per calendar day. 
 
 
 

 

 

Respond to the following prompt in a 2 to 5 page essay. Use 12-point font and double space. Be sure to cite your sources properly using: MLA, Chicago/Turabian, or APA style(s).
 
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/
 
 
What was the historical context within which George Kennan wrote the “Long Telegram?” How did he characterize the Soviets and what was his advice to the Truman administration regarding future dealings with them? 
 
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
 
Suggested Sources
“The Long Telegram” 
President Harry S. Truman Speech before a joint session of Congress: March 12, 1947
https://avalon.law.yale.edu/20th_century/trudoc.asp
Mel Leffler, “The American Conception of National Security and the Beginnings of the Cold War, 1945-1948, The American Historical Review, Vol. 89. No. 2, (April 1984). 
John Lewis Gaddis. George Kennan: An American life. New York: Penguin Publishing, 2011. 

 

This assignment is worth five points and is due at the beginning of class Wednesday April 18, 2018 and Thursday April 19th, 2018 for the Fontana section. Late papers will lose one letter grade per calendar day. 

 

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