I need answers to these questions in short essays about United States history in the 17th and 18th Centuries. Provide evidence, details or citation from the book. I will provide you with access to the EBook.
- Essays should be three to five full paragraphs long for each question and you should strive to write in full sentences with grammatically correct language.
Short Essays • response addresses all components of the question • response demonstrates a thorough understanding of historical context and accurately situates the material in a chronological framework • response aims to analyze, rather than merely describe, the material • analysis demonstrates sophistication and understanding of complexities and nuance • response provides appropriately selected specific examples as evidence • response is exceptionally well-written.
- Critique the following statement: Although servitude/slavery became more expansive and more rigid as an institution in colonial America from contact until the early years of the United States of America, American society, nevertheless, became more democratic. How valid is this assertion? Do you agree or disagree with it? Or do you agree/disagree only in part? Whatever you believe, you must take a clear and definitive position that can be defended with evidence from our course materials.
- Assess the various encounters and relationships European explorers/colonists faced with local indigenous peoples. What kind of impact did those encounters have on important developments during the colonial era and in the early years of the United States? In framing your response, you should include specific examples of interactions between Native Americans and the colonists/Americans.
- How did thirteen disparate English colonies evolve from their individual foundings to their unification during the American Revolution? In the immediate aftermath of the Revolution, did they seem firmly united or were there lingering obstacles to their unity? A thorough response will address the following: various reasons for the founding of the colonies (you may focus on regions rather than individual colonies)
ï development, growth, and stabilization over the 17th and 18th Centuries
differences among the colonies (e.g. political and economic structures, as well as systems of labor) how and why the colonists eventually came to see themselves as united for a common cause challenges the United States faced in its formative years