Sunday, January 30, 2011

U.S. History- Period 2&3

U.S. HISTORY
FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE


You will be required to make an argument for or against 4 statements. For example, the statement, “People of color are inferior” will need to be supported or defended. To do this, you will need to use historical information studied in class to prove your point.

To argue this point, you might include information about the following:
Social Darwinism
European immigration
Transatlantic Slave trade
Desegregation, etc.

BELOW IS THE LIST OF TOPICS YOU WILL NEED TO KNOW IN ORDER TO ARGUE THE 4 TOPICS ON THE FINAL

Transatlantic slave trade
Middle passage
U.S. slavery
Civil War
The perspective of the South on slavery
The perspective of the North on slavery
The reason for African slavery in the US
Reconstruction
Fit vs. Unfit (past and present)
The Great Migration
Social Darwinism
Ku Klux Klan
13th, 14th, 15th Amendment
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights movement 1955-1968
Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers
Malcolm X’s opinion of Dr. King
Malcolm X’s idea of how blacks should respond to racism
Desegregation
Integration
Covert Racism
Institutional Racism
Similarities between Dr. King and Cesar Chavez
The role of the government in solving problems or putting Band-Aids over them

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