2 different topics. 12font/double space
1. Racism (title):
3 pages including sources and bibliography (chicago citation). Assess your understanding of one major theme is early American History, The institution and practices of involuntary servitude abetted by racism. a. Define racism? webster/oxford and other definitions.
b. Kennedy Mitchum (explain briefly what she believed in)
c. The origins of enslavement into North America and the caribbean, besides the historical justifications given for it. How did enslavement differ from indentured servitude? why did these practices flourish?
d. The middle passage. How did American version of slavery differ from that practices in ancient times or within other civilization such as among the babylonians, Egyptians, Romans and Greeks. (racism factor) e. Ida B Wells(youtube “A passion for justice) conclude with some impressions of this documentary. could the black lives matter movement learn anything from her era. Also conclude with how do we best go about eradicating this virus from the American body politic.
2. Pandepics in the US. (title) 4 pages including sources and bibliography. (Chicago citation) 1721 smallpox epidemic in boston. The Influenza pandemic of 1918-19. Covid-19.
a. explain the context of the three events which can be dated as 1721, 1918-19 and 2020. what occurred and what lessons can be drawn from each of these medical emergencies.
b. What do all three events have at least two similarities: The conflict between superstition and illusion verses science and reason. The triumph of fear over fact. do you agree? Explain.
c. A comparison made of ” The perfect storm” (the movie) your view of the perspective? provide details and resources to support your response.
d. How have you and you family, and community, reacted to cocid-19 What impacts have you notices in you daily routine, employments. What suggestions would you offer improve our present predicament? use facts and figures as evidence to validate your opinions.
e. looking back over these three medical emergencies, what lessons can be drawn? is this the past repeating itself or is it entire new situation? what do you foresee int he near future for the United States.