1. What were the most significant events and ideas that led to the Civil War?
2. Given the American promise, did the United States fulfill this promise from the ratification of the Constitution through Reconstruction?
Use Foner, Zinn, and lectures only. I will not read the essay if it employs outside sources. The purpose of the essays is to determine whether you’ve read the assigned readings, attended lectures, and understood the material as presented.
You can answer the questions either chronologically or thematically, but every statement must be backed up with source material.
· 2.5 to 3 pages.
· The essays should be double spaced in 12 point New Times Roman font.