Must be answered in essay form, #2 & so on. Points will be deducted if sources are not provided and if your responses are not essay answers. If your responses to the questions do not meet the length requirement and your responses are not cited...you will not do well. If your responses are plagiarized you will receive a zero. Yes there are four essay questions and you must answer each question using the Long Essay instructions. Do not plagiarize. Instructions: (It may seem like a lot however if you read the instructions carefully it really isn't.) The long essay would be a traditional essay that typically five paragraphs long. The first paragraph should introduce the topic and state the student's position / answer to the question. It should contain between three-five (3-5) complete sentences, including the thesis statement for the essay. The second, third, and fourth paragraphs are the body paragraphs. Each body paragraph should contain between three-five (3-5) sentences, including the topic sentence (first sentence of the body paragraph, states a main point that supports the thesis) and at least two-three (2-3) specific examples per main point. The fifth and final paragraph should begin with a restatement of the thesis. It should be three-five (3-5) complete sentences, and include a brief summary/conclusion of the student's answer to the essay question. It is essential, particularly in the survey courses, for students to provide cites and footnotes for their work in untimed exams. Citations must adhere to must adhere to APA style formats but perfection is not expected. Please remember you MUST cite your work! Question 1 of 4 Describe the conditions for freed slaves after the passing of the 13th Amendment. Remember to cite your facts and to give details.
Discuss new conditions in regards to laws, opportunities, migration, racism and education. Question 2 of 4 Explain how the revolt on the slave ship- AMISTAD- and the court case over the Africans on board this ship had an influence on the Abolitionist movement in America. Remember to be detailed in your answer. Give key facts, people and events to help support your answer. Also remember to cite your sources and to discuss all key figures involved in this case and the Abolitionist movement to prove your points Question 3 of 4 Freedman's Bureau - What role did this organization play in obtaining freedom for African Americans? Question 4 of 4 Describe in detail one event in African American history BEFORE 1877 that had a profound effect on African Americans and history. Even though this is your opinion on what had profound impact you will still need to give details and descriptions with source citations. RUBRIC Length requirement (minimum of five paragraphs per question)- 10 points possible 1st paragraph (introduction/thesis) – 2pts out of 2pts possible 2nd , 3rd & 4th paragraph (body ) – 6pts out of 6pts possible 5th paragraph (conclusion) -2 pts out of 2 pts possible Clarity (Answered each part of question, provided examples, etc.): 10 out of 10 points possible Writing Style/Grammar: 2.5 out of 2.5 points possible Citation/References (in-text citations & References (APA) or Footnotes/endnotes & Bibliography Chicago) provided: 2.5 out 2.5 points possible Total: 25 out of 25 points possible