Final Exam will consist of 3 essays and will cover material from September June.

 

Essay 1 is cumulative and asks that you use specific examples from units studied to trace the nature and consequences of class, gender and ethnic divisions in America to determine the efficacy of the American promise.

Essay 2 covers material from the first semester and asks you to examine the promise of Declaration of Independence and to what extent the Constitution fulfilled that promise.

Essay 3 covers material from the second semester and asks you to identify cyclical patterns of reform and conservatism from WWI to the end of the Cold War. You should be able to identify when and why the shifts occurred and using specific examples from units studied to discuss the relationship between social movements, the economy, and government policy.

Good Luck!