Essay Homework: American Cultural History
There are 3 Parts
From the text, The American Reader - pick ONLY THREE 3 of the following readings and write at least 1/2 (one-half) page typed double-spaced on each (explain the background and the significance of the reading - also comment on the author):
For each also discuss the main points that you learned from each of the 3 readings. (if you don't have the text, these readings can be located on the internet)
Martin Luther King, Jr. - The March on Washington (p. 578)
John Brown - Last Statement to the Court (p. 224)
Frederick Douglass - Independence Day Speech at Rochester (202)
Learned Hand - The Spirit of Liberty (498)
Douglas MacArthur - Duty, Honor, Country (540)
John F. Kennedy - Inaugural Address (549)
Watch these videos-
i. What was Prohibition?
ii. When was it enacted and how was it repealed? Provide details.
iii. What did you learn from the videos?
Part III: Read and listen to the audio interview.
i. What was the Anthology of Folk Music?
ii. Discuss what you learned from the interview.
iii. What was the issue with three of the tracks that were removed from the anthology?
Format your homework according to the following formatting requirements:
i) The answer should be typed, using Times New Roman font (size 12), double spaced, with one-inch margins on all sides.
ii) The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the homework, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
iii) Also include a reference page. The Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.