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MAJOR ESSAY OPTIONS: *UNIT 1 Option: What was the ‘Transatlantic Slave Trade’? How did it begin and develop? Be sure to describe the key players and economic situations that led to its development as well as the human costs in relation to the experience of Africans. *UNIT 2 Option: What factors during the colonial period led to American colonists declaring independence from the British Empire? Be sure to discuss the economic, political, and cultural aspects of the American Revolution. *UNIT 3 Option: What is the United States Const itution and how did it come about as a binding legal document? What were the differences amongst the ‘Founding Fathers’ in developing the federal system of the United States? What role did the addition of a ‘Bill of Rights’ play in closing the deal? *UNIT 4 Option: Compare and contrast the ‘North’ and the ‘South’ in economic, cultural, and
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Unformatted text preview: political terms in the build-up to the American Civil War. What issues led to states seceding from the Union and creating the Confederate States of America? What role did the issue of slavery play before and during the Civil War? NOTE : Students are to use ONLY the required textbook to complete the Major Essay Assignment. No dictionaries, encyclopedias, dot.coms, or other online resources are required or allowed. The requ ired textbook for this course is full of useful primary historical documents, and the Instructor is also supplementing the textbook with a wide range of primary source documents in pdf format on e-Learn for students to use for this assignment. Points wil l be deducted for any dictionary, encyclopedia, or websites. Plagiarism in any form will result in an automatic ‘F’ for this important assignment — and a possible re...
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  • Fall '15
  • peter
  • Geography, Options, Slavery in the United States, American Civil War, ‘Transatlantic Slave Trade, MAJOR ESSAY OPTIONS, United States Const

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