Read Chapters 1, 2, and 3 of your textbook.
Explore the Alien Menace article thoroughly, viewing all ofthe links. You are not required to answer the questions on thewebsite, only to consider them.
Choose the group that you plan to focus on during this courseand in your Final Project. You must choose from the groups listedbelow:
Native Americans/American Indians
Reflect Icon Reflect:
Reflect on the restrictions and beliefs based on race,gender, ethnicity, and national origin that were common inAmerican society during the last half of the 1800s.
Think about the changes (both positive and negative) thatcame about as a result of the industrial revolution and westwardexpansion.
Think about how discrimination shaped the experiences of eachgroup. What particular challenges and opportunities did eachgroup confront during this period?
How did your chosen group impact the history of this period?
Consult The Anatomy of a Discussion Board as well as CriticalThinking: A Guide to Skillful Reasoning as you formulate yourresponse.
Write Icon Write:
Include your chosen group in your discussion title. Based on thechapters in your textbook and the required exhibit, answer thefollowing:
What are some of the ways that restrictions and beliefs basedon race, ethnicity, gender, and national origin shaped Americansociety in the latter half of the 1800s?
Assess how these restrictions shaped your chosen groupsexperience of the industrial revolution and/or westwardexpansion.
Explain the changes that members of your chosen group madepossible during this period.
Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Yourpost should make reference to the required materials with in-textcitations. Your references and citations must be formattedaccording to APA style as outlined by the Ashford Writing Center.You may use additional scholarly sources to support your pointsif you choose.
As this course uses the Post First feature, you will not beable to see other posts in a forum until you have posted there aswell. If you need a modeled example for a discussion post checkout the Sample Discussion Post.