Questions Relevant for first half of class:
Your essay should provide an answer and evidence to prove your answer (main idea or thesis) to one of the set of questions below. Make certain you utilize at least FIVE primary sources to prove the validity of your thesis (main idea).
Q1: What did it mean to be a minority in the US during 1865-1921? What is US diplomacy during 1865-1929? Where did race relations domestically and US diplomacy intersect during 1865-1921?
Q2: How did reconstruction fail? How did it succeed?
Q3: How did science and technology change American cultural, diplomatic, political, and/or religious ways in the period from 1865 to 1921?
Q4: How does “race” explain US policy domestically from 1865-1921? How does “race” explain US policy internationally 1865-1921?
Q5: Discuss how the United States became a world power in the period from 1877-1916?
Q6: Define the nature of US relations with Cuba, Philippines, Hawaii, and/or China from 1877 to 1921?