HIST 1312 – Analyze how white Americans attempted to integrate

Write an essay based upon the documents below and upon the following prompt: Prompt: Analyze how white Americans attempted to integrate /segregate and control minority groups in the late 19th century and how these minority groups responded. Required Document 1: The Atlanta Compromise Speech. Required Document 2: Southern Horrors Required Document 3: American Indian Stories (specifically School Days of an Indian Girl) Required Document 4: Yick Wo v. Hopkins THE “RULE OF THREE” ANALYTICAL STYLE You will need to use an analytical writing style in this class. The basic form of analytical writing utilizes the “Rule of Three.” Simply, the essay thesis should contain a minimum of three points you will develop more in the body of the essay. Each of these pieces has its own paragraph with a thesis and at least three key points/pieces of evidence supporting your analysis. This is a 2-3 page essay length assignment. Your paper should begin with an Introduction paragraph which sets the prompt in the historical context, the LAST sentence of the intro paragraph is the thesis statement which lists the (minimum of) three points (X,Y,Z) that will be more fully developed in the paper. The first paragraph of the body (paragraph 2) would discuss key point X (this paragraph would have its own thesis as the first sentence, followed by three pieces of evidence/analysis in support), then a paragraph on Y, and finally one on Z. An essay ends with a conclusion paragraph – which sums up the argument you made and ties X, Y, and Z together. The conclusion is NOT the place to introduce new arguments or evidence. So Rule of Three means three key points in a thesis, a body with three paragraphs (one for each of your key points), each paragraph has a thesis supported by three key pieces of evidence. Followed by a conclusion.

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