Homework assignments for October 31 and November 1!

A. Answer the following questions utilizing the Manifest Destiny Readings filed under Chapter 18. This is due October 31!

1. Why does O’Sullivan say that “America is destined for better deeds” than Europe?
2. How did economic depression help fuel support for Manifest Destiny?
3. Why was Mexico vulnerable along its northern border in the mid-19th century?
4. How did the changes in the US during the 1830s-1850 create both optimism and anxiety? What was another term for this optimism? How is this attitude still influential today?
5. What racial attitudes toward Mexico influenced Manifest Destiny (and perhaps even American attitudes today)? Be specific.

B. Answer the questions regarding Fugitive Slave poster 1 and Fugitive Slave poster 2. This is due November 1.

BTW- Your outlines are due Oct. 31, and you have a terms check on Ch 19! Trick… or treat?

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9 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by afdadsf on October 30, 2006 at 6:10 pm

    that is a horrible trick or treat

  2. Posted by theoneandonly on October 30, 2006 at 6:20 pm

    i thought the questions were due on wednesday

  3. Posted by studentkid on October 30, 2006 at 7:20 pm

    mehh that just ruined halloween forever.

  4. Posted by doublex on October 30, 2006 at 8:19 pm

    i don’t see why everyone is upset, the poster questions take 10 minutes, tops.

  5. hmmm… what’s that supposed to mean?!

  6. Posted by BWillman on October 30, 2006 at 11:26 pm

    Neither trick or treat. I was thinking crap!

  7. If you have read the posts– which you’ve had over a week to do, then these posts are easy. If not, shame on you!

    Oooh, that rhymes!

    And BW, don’t be so hard on yourself!

    Doublex gets 10 extra sweetheart points, BTW.

    So, answer my riddle: What walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon, and three legs in the evening?

    Extra credit for anyone who brings in the answer and the story on Wednesday.

  8. Posted by eSKAlator on October 31, 2006 at 12:04 am

    way to suck up doublex hahah scoop you are making me sleep deprived!

  9. Posted by brit on October 31, 2006 at 10:17 am

    that’s an old riddle. i didn’t realize there was a story behind it though.

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