Please follow the requirement, and choose one topic to write 2 full pages paper. Due US pacific time, 2/19

Please follow the requirement, and choose one topic to write 2 full pages paper. Due US pacific time, 2/19


PAPER ASSIGNMENT #1
Choose ONE of the following topics and write a 500-word essay on it. A properly
written will included a basic thesis, laid out in the opening paragraph. It will also
provide a series of arguments that support that thesis; those arguments should be
backed up by as many specific examples as possible within the space limitations.
Direct quotes from the period and anecdotes will make for a stronger paper.
This paper is due Thursday, February 21. You can submit it by email attachment
(MUST BE AN MSWORD OR PDF DOCUMENT) or in hard copy. Hard copies are due at the
end of class that day; electronic copies by midnight of that day.
1) The freedpersons of the South after the Civil War believed that they were entitled
to the same rights and freedoms that white American enjoyed. And during
Reconstruction, they achieved political and legal equality. But they also wanted land-
the promise of 40 acres and mule made to them by some officials of the Union
government. This, they never received. Why was land so important to them? And what
were the forces that thwarted them in receiving those 40 acres and a mule?
2) The period between the end of the Civil War in 1865 and U.S. entry into World War
I in 1917 saw great industrial growth in the United States, as well as great strife
between the owners of capital and working people. What were the reasons for this
industrial strife-economic, ideological, and political?
3) Between the end of the Civil War in 1865 and the so-called closing of the American
frontier in 1890, the native peoples of the trans-Mississippi West were effectively
removed from much of their traditional territory and placed on reservations. Explain
the political, economic, and ideological forces that resulted in this vast displacement
of the American Indian in the western half of the United States in this period.

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