Your midterm assignment is based on the essays in the Modern America Examined: A Reader text. You are going to answer TWO of these questions and are going to use the essay material in your answers. The answers should be on the average 2-3 paragraphs long. Good luck on this assignment which will end the first half of the class. And you can only use the information in the essays for this assignment and cannot use any outside material.
1.Jedlicka Essay on Race Relations Since 1945. What are some of the major trends that have effected minority groups since 1945?
2. Brudvig Essay on Forgotten Heroes. Describe how these individuals described in this essay are forgotten heroes.
3.Gonda Essay on the women’s movement since 1945. What are the major trends described in this essay for the women’s movement with leaders and organizations.
4. Baydo Essay the Birth of Urban America. Describe the various changes that have occurred in the creation of the modern city from the earlier origins.
5. Newman Essay on Black Politicians: Years of Frustration. Who were the Black Politicians in our early modern history and how were they frustrated?