Identify one of the following groups of people as the focus group for
the small landowning farmer,
Continental Army soldier,
free Black people,
or enslaved Black
Explain the experiences of that group of people during the Revolutionary War (1776-1783) and analyze how their lives changed in the post-war era. (Locks, et al.
Learning Objective: Explain the impact of the war for independence on the various groups of people living in the new United States.
You must use both of the
following sources in your essay:
A Peoples History of the United States by
Howard Zinn (excerpt from Chapter 5)
One (1) secondary source of your
choice, but it must be an academic source. The assignment will require one quote, no more than five words in length, from your secondary source.
Academic sources: History journal articles, a book published by a University Press, a website created by a historical foundation or university
DO NOT use a reference
DO NOT use your textbook as your required secondary source
Essay Construction Specifications:
Your essay must include one short (1-5 words)
quote from the required source and one short (1-5 words) quote from the academic
Quotes may NOT be longer than 5 words!
A total of 2 quotes (one
from each source)
Hint: quotes should provide the opinion of your author and be worked into your sentence to provide evidence to support your position. Do not quote
information that is commonly known or a statistic
Your essay needs to be in APA
The file attached is the Textbook pdf.