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Gabriel Spring 2022 paper for AMH 2020
As we discussed in class on our first day, the paper that we are preparing for this term will be a
one-page paper written in Times Roman style, font 12. The paper should have 1” margins on all
sides. The line spacing should be set at 1.5. The above settings will be part of the overall grade so
any departure from them will cause you some discount points.
In the paper, you will be a historical character where you will reflect in first person how a particular
historical development is affecting you at that particular time. The work should reflect your
knowledge of the main historical event in the particular period in American history as well as the
consequences and effects it had on you and those around you. Write the paper in first person using
the present tense. Of course, you can refer to past events as part of you narrative. You can select
from the following historical fictional characters. No more than five students can select one of the
1. You are a recently emancipated slave trying to obtain land in order to become a small
farmer in the Black Belt region of the American South. The term originally described the
prairies and dark fertile soil of central Alabama and northeast Mississippi.
2. You are a striking worker during the Pullman Strike, the nationwide railroad strike in the
United States between May 11 to July 20, 1894.
3. You are a Rough Rider volunteer of the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry in 1898 for
the Spanish–American War ready for action in the Battle of San Juan Hill near Santiago de
4. You are a visitor to the World’s Columbian Exposition also known as the Chicago World’s
Fair. Chicago held the world’s fair 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher
Columbus’s arrival in the New World in 1492. The Exposition was an influential social and
cultural event and had a profound effect on architecture, sanitation, the arts, and celebrated
American industrial optimism.
5. You are a member of the American Anti-Imperialist League. It was an organization
established on June 15, 1898 to battle the American annexation of the Philippines. The
anti-imperialists opposed expansion, believing that imperialism violated the fundamental
principle of a just republican government.
6. You are an American suffragist in the first decade of the 20th century trying to convince
legislators that you should have the right to vote.
7. You are an insurgent member of a Filipino resistance group in 1899 fighting American
occupation of your archipelago after the Spanish American War in 1898. You are
defending the June 2, 1899, First Philippine Republic’s group declaration of war against
the United States.
Followed the length and format rules indicated above.
Use of proper English grammar and style for a college level 20%
work. Show clarity in language, spelling and organization
The paper demonstrated knowledge of American history to 40%
justify the opinions and statements of the selected character.
Proper paragraph organization and structure. The paper 20 %
should not be one single long paragraph.
You will give the actual paper to the professor in person by the due date as well as submit it to the
dropbox area in Blackboard. If you are not able to upload the document to the dropbox, you can
email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Explanation & Answer:
spanish american war
Spanish colonial rule
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