Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Civil War/Reconstruction Take Home Essay

Essay- Due Friday, January 25
Your essay should be a minimum of 3 typed pages and contain evidence from Zinn, A People a Nation (packets) and class notes/films. Include in text citations.

a) Discuss Lincoln’s positions on slavery and Negro equality.
Was he a proponent of equality or the status quo?

b) Why did Reconstruction fail to create an enduring multi-racial democracy in the South?

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