History 11: United States History I
Write a long essay with an introduction, many body paragraphs, and a conclusion.
The essay should be
in paragraphs form – and indent your paragraphs.
Absolutely no notes are allowed to be out during the
You must write totally from memory in the 90 minutes (hour and a half) you are given. Be sure to
answer all parts of the question (somewhere in the essay) with deep insight.
Do some outside research
beyond the textbook and power points.
Tell the myth (story) of “Changing Woman and the Navajo Indian Hero Twins” as it was passed
down to the twentieth century.
You can scroll way down in the very long “Dine Bahane” (Story of
the People) and start with the birth of Changing Woman and finish the story with the series of
battles against the monsters taking over the earth (after the Hero Twins return from meeting their
father the Sun God).
Then tell the whole Blackfoot Indian myth (story) of the “Buffalo’s Human
Wife and the Origin of the Buffalo Dance.” Use your best storytelling skills to tell the stories in your