Essay of week 7
Read the attached to this week 7 "Nativism.PDF" file and respond to the following questions:
Essay Topic for week 7: What is nativism? John Higham described a three-dimensional definition of nativism. What are the three dimensions? What ethnic group was a target of nativism in 1750s Philadelphia and what was this group accused of? In a quote provided by B. Franklin’s writings; what did he think of English as opposed to other Europeans? Is nativism recurrent in our American society? Which ethnic group, according to published evidence, is most likely targeted today?
The format for this and rest of discussions:
Essay narrative comprised of at least five paragraphs: an introduction (containing your strong arguments), three paragraphs or more (detailed analysis of your arguments with examples, in-depth coverage, and research), and conclusion. MLA is a must. Essays not formatted in MLA style will be marked down automatically 10 points; grammar, style, and lack of proofreading (spell check) will mark essays further 15 points; poor execution, brevity, and lack of evidence in your findings/arguments may fail your attempt in this exercise. If you short cite your sources in the text (e.g. (Smith 89)) please provide works cited full citation list beneath your essay. Post by 11:59 pm on Saturday. Once your essay is written, MLA (APA or Chicago) formatted and checked for errors please upload it. This will be done weekly. Late emailed work will not be accepted for grading. Make sure to upload your essay ahead of the deadline in order to remedy any last-minute mishaps.