History What relationships of power are featured in “Virginian Luxuries” ? How are unequal power relationships reflected in Toqueville’s distinctions between the three races ? What future does Toqueville predict for these groups of people and why? Based upon your own knowledge, how accurate do you believe Toqueville’s observations and predictions were? What relationships of power are featured in “The Discord” ? How does the Declaration of Sentiments reveal the nature of gender relationships in nineteenth century America? Based upon your knowledge of this time period, do you agree with these sentiments, why or why not? What are Abraham Lincoln’s views on the institution of slavery and notion of racial equality (Documents 5 and 6)? Because these speeches were made on the “campaign trail,” how much do you believe these statements reflect Lincoln’s real thoughts or do you believe he is “playing politics?” Based upon your knowledge of the Civil War and reading of the Reconstruction Amendments (Document 7), in what specific ways were the questions and crises of liberty and unequal power relationships contained in these various documents resolved or exacerbated by the 1870s? Guidelines for question responses: Please restate the question in its entire format. You may cut and paste the question or retype it. Each response shall be written in MLA format, Times New Roman, 12 point font, and 1” margins.Each response shall be double spaced.Each response shall have examples from the documents to support your arguments. You may use other documents, but the ones specifically mentioned in the exam MUST be utilized. No credit will be given otherwise to a response that does not specifically mention the primary source. There is a minimum length for each response. Each response should be at least one page long.Please note this is double spaced.Please note this does NOT include the question restated. In essence, this means that your response will be closer to 1 ½ pages with the question restated in its entirety.
April 10, 2015
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