Exam History 222 - Copy #1 " for HIST222 B003 Fall 14
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 the Chicago Style format but perfection is not
expected. An example of common citations are included on pages four and five of
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previous question after clicking Next.
one of the question you feel comfortable with.
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Please select and answer one of the following questions:
1. Discuss the origins of Jim Crow laws and their role in segregating the
2. How did separate but equal laws impact the economy for African-Americans in
the Jim Crow south?
3. What key court cases challenged Jim Crow laws and segregation in general?
(Please discuss in detail).
4. What advancements were made at an organizational level among Africa-American
communities during the Jim Crow era?