of the Middle Ages or preconceptions about that timeperiod that the article works to correct and (3) what has been done—or could be done, is is being done—to combat this misuse, according to the article. This should be one or two paragraphs, but no more than half the paper. Remember, this section is grounded in the article itself.
Now that you’ve read this article, you can see that addressing white supremacists’ use of the Middle Ages is both an urgent need, and also a complicated one. Some historians have responded by diversifying their scholarship, some by changing how and what theyteach, and others by writing for broader audiences (including the articles you might have read for this assignment). (4) Can you think of another way historians (or role players or students, depending onthe article you read) could try to counter a misuse of the Middle Ages?Explain howthe actions your propose would address the problem of racist misinterpretations of Medieval history.Resources:Keep in mind that there are several resources available to you as you write:The Writing Assistantsare here specifically to help you with your assignments.I am happy to talk with you about ideas or organization. Once you have a draft (even a rough draft), I am also happy to look that offer suggestions on how to make the paper stronger. I do ask for 48hours turn-around time to get it back to you if you send it by email.The History Writing Tutors(Links to an external site.)are freely available and can help with all aspects of writing.Find links to writing websitesand help in the resources resources moduleon canvas.Grading Criteria: In this paper, we will be looking especially for:A clear responsethat answers the questions(there are really 4 separate questions, underlined above) and is grounded in specific examples from the article or talk.Careful, critical thinking that goes beyond the article, as demonstrated in your response to that fourth question.For more on what we looks for in papers, see the “Writing Hints”handout
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