2. War on the Homefront (Chapter 16- A People’s War?- A People’s History Of The United States by. Howard Zinn) In his book, Brothers In Arms, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar concludes that the 1.2 million African American veterans of World War 2 returned to America questioning “whether the first fully democratic nation would fulfill its promise.” To what extent can we see the seeds of the civil rights movement in the experience of African American soldiers? Discuss three connections that can be made between WW2 and the civil rights movement.

-Your essay should contain 3 main ideas. A conclusion is not necessary.
1. The Great Depression- Radical Responses (Chapter 15) While many history textbooks tell us that FDR and the New Deal “saved the nation”, historian Howard Zinn points to the mass rebellions and the uprisings of the 1930’s. Describe and discuss any three events and give your opinion on why these events were so important.Part III: INFORMATIVE ESSAY ( 50 points ) CHOOSE 1 QUESTION ONLY
Requirements:
-4 paragraphs minimum, single spaced, 11 point font
-Thesis Statement, Explain your viewpoint in your introduction
-Use your own words. SafeAssign will be used which shows when sentences or phrases are copied directly out of a text. A high score on SafeAssign will give you a low score. You are being graded on your ideas, not on your grammar.
-3 references are required. They can be a quote or paraphrase from Zinn, or a quote or reference from assigned readings that are posted on Blackboard. ALL MATERIALS should come from the assigned text, articles, and Blackboard.

2.War on the Homefront (Chapter 16) In his book, Brothers In Arms, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar concludes that the 1.2 million African American veterans of World War 2 returned to America questioning “whether the first fully democratic nation would fulfill its promise.” To what extent can we see the seeds of the civil rights movement in the experience of African American soldiers? Discuss three connections that can be made between WW2 and the civil rights movement.
3. Civil Liberties During Wartime (Chapter 14) World War 1 ushered in a period where civil liberties, especially the right to dissent, came under fire. Primary targets of the government included some labor unions, such as the IWW, and the socialists, led by Eugene Debs. Examine three examples of how civil liberties were limited and explain why you think this happened.
4. The Cold War Comes Home (Chapter 16) At the end of World War 2, the United States and the Soviet Union waged a “cold war “. This included proxy wars in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The repercussions of this war were here in the United States, with a general attack against civil liberties. Describe and discuss three examples of this and comment on the impact on American society.

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