Question Description

Directions: Complete the reading listed below. Then type out your answers to the questions. You should submit your answers to Canvass and be prepared to discuss your answers to these questions in class on the day they are due.

Readings:

  • Belz, “Introduction, Constitution and Revolution in the Civil War Era”
  • McPherson, “Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution”
  • Berlin, “Who Freed the Slaves?”

Question: The American Civil War visited a series of great changes on the young nation. IN this assignment, you are to assess the depth of these changes by writing a response to who were the real revolutionaries of the Civil War. There is no right answer to this question. You can think about groups of people and/or individuals who you may consider to be revolutionaries. In writing a response, you should be sure to draw on the interpretive frame provided by one or more of the authors for this unit and give some detailed examples.

In order to answer this question, you have to have a clear idea of how you define a revolution. You should build on our conversation from the American Revolution in answering this question.

Your response should be between a page and a page and a half long.

Unit II: Mid Nineteenth Century America

Directions: Complete the reading listed below. Then type out your answers to the questions. You should submit your answers to Canvass and be prepared to discuss your answers to these questions in class on the day they are due.Readings: Belz, “Introduction, Constitution and Revolution in the Civil War Era”McPherson, “Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution”Berlin, “Who Freed the Slaves?”Question: The American Civil War visited a series of great changes on the young nation. IN this assignment, you are to assess the depth of these changes by writing a response to who were the real revolutionaries of the Civil War. There is no right answer to this question. You can think about groups of people and/or individuals who you may consider to be revolutionaries. In writing a response, you should be sure to draw on the interpretive frame provided by one or more of the authors for this unit and give some detailed examples. In order to answer this question, you have to have a clear idea of how you define a revolution. You should build on our conversation from the American Revolution in answering this question. Your response should be between a page and a page and a half long. Unit II: Mid Nineteenth Century America