Week 1 Writing Assignment
Options: 1. Create your own analysis or current event 2. How much blame does Columbus deserve? 3. When and why has history education change regarding Columbus? 4. Should the history of land have any bearing on our immigration laws? 5. If you were educated (formally or informally) in another country what was native history education like? 6. What are some of the challenges facing native communities today, and why do they exist? 7. Read the following scholarly journal and summarize its main theme and add two interesting points. https://cupola.gettysburg.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1243&context=ghj 8. What is the 1619 project and why is it under attack in education? Is it justified, or not? 9. New England had religious contradictions, are there any relgious contradictions in political life today? If so, what are they and how do they affect public life. 10. Analyze three slave codes and describe the history and rationale for their implementation.