Day: May 2, 2019

Interpreting the Past: Reconstruction

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One of the main jobs of historians is to interpret the past by reviewing primary documents, scholarly secondary sources, and then creating an analysis of this research. After reading your text and reviewing the assigned materials, submit an analysis of Reconstruction addressing the following questions…What were the differences between Lincoln’s and the Radical Republican’s plans for Reconstruction? What impact do you think Lincoln’s death had on Reconstruction? In what ways would Lincoln’s plans have changed the results in the South?

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Analyzing ‘Understanding Oppression’

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Using the categories outlined in the Understanding Oppression reading (the website), come-up with a personal/interpersonal solution AND an institutional/cultural solution to racism as defined by Memmi AND one other form of oppression (i.e. sexism, ethnocentrism, homophobia, ageism, classism, ableism, anti-semitism, Islamophobia, transphobia, etc.).

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