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AMST 100 Paper 2 DUE: Thursday, Feb 24 Briefly answer BOTH of the following questions to the best of your ability. Be sure to make an argument that briefly answers the question and use evidence from the text and/or lectures to make your argument. Remember, the quality of both your analysis and your writing affects your performance. Though there is no strict length requirement, I expect that thorough answers will take between a page and a page and a half (double-spaced) each. 1. Read William Jennings Bryan’s “Cross of Gold Speech” (Radical Reader pp264-268) and answer the following questions in the form of an essay: How does William Jennings Bryan define “the people”?
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Unformatted text preview: What do they do? Where do they come from? Does he leave anyone out of this definition? What role does he think the government should play in the lives of the people? 2. Using BOTH (and ONLY) class lectures and readings please answer the following questions: What problems did many Americans in the late 19 th century have with individualism? Why? What did they think it was doing to American society? What did they propose as an alternative? **This time, you are welcome to turn in your papers on the Oncourse assignments page. However, if you would like to turn in a paper copy, you still can....
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This note was uploaded on 10/09/2011 for the course AMST-A 100 taught by Professor Carter-david during the Spring '10 term at Indiana.

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