Locke, J. L., and Wright, B., Editors,The American Yawp, 2019, Stanford University Press Edition
- This exam covers the assigned chapters in Lessons 5 – 8.
- It is not a practice exercise.
- It is part of your grade.
- This exam has a time limit of 2 hours.
- The exam consists of: 40 multiple choice questions, 10 true/false questions, 2 short answer questions, and 1 essay question.
- In the essay portion of the exam, you will be given a choice of two essays to write on. Make sure to write on ONLY ONE of the essay choices.
- Note that both the essay and short answer portions of the exam have a grading rubric that can be viewed prior to taking the exam
- Journal #2
For this activity, topics should address content covered in Chapters 9 – 15 in the textbook.
- It is expected that, at a minimum, you are reading the assigned textbook chapters.
- You are encouraged to read collateral historical writings on topics covered in the textbook.
- This activity will consist of 10 separate journal entries; you will have a total of 20 entries by the end of the course.
- Each separate entry should:
- Be titled as Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3, etc.
- Contain a minimum of 120 words.
- Consist of a summary, paraphrase, synthesis of material you are reading/studying in this course.
- Be written in your own words- do not quote the work of others verbatim.
- Discuss the subject matter that you are studying – do not simply agree/disagree.
- Your study involves, first and foremost, learning the nation’s past; doing so requires a review of previously published studies, so you are encouraged to conduct research using outside resources, but be sure to draft your journal entries in your own words.