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Please answer these questions using lecture, textbook, GaView, and primary source materials. You will not need to use outside resources to answer these questions. Study groups & chats are acceptable to learn the material, but your answer to these questions needs to be in your own words based on your own ideas. Please ensure you are abiding by the university’s academic integrity code—plagiarism, including the use of AI/ChatGPT, will result in an automatic zero for the exam.

One Essay Question (50%):


Choose one of these questions to answer from these six choices, be sure to include specific passages from a relevant primary source to support your ideas:

1. What were the Union and Confederate initial plans for the war? How did the abolition of slavery factor into these early war plans? How did the Emancipation Proclamation change the course of the American Civil War?

2. How did the Haitian Revolution impact American politics and society?

3. From the 1600s to 1865, what are some of the ways thatanti-slavery activists/abolitionists got their message across?Must consider at least three of these figures into your discussion: Charles Deslondes, Tacky/Apongo (from Tacky’s Revolt), Nat Turner, John Brown, Mary Elizabeth Bowser, Denmark Vesey, Elijah Lovejoy, Phillis Wheatley, Absalom Jones.

4. What does “America” mean between 1400 and 1865? When does “American History” start and how does it incorporate new geographies into its history, such as the American West (Mexican territory until 1848)? Who “counts” as an American?

5. How did Black Americans and other marginalized communities respond to discrimination and racism in America during the Antebellum era (roughly 1800-1865)?Were “free states” really free? For extra points, discuss the Auburn Plan as part of your essay (from Unit 10).

6. What did American Diplomacy & Foreign Policy look like between 1700s-1850s?