HIST 2112 Assessment Essay Information. Paper due day of Final Exam.

For this paper you will need to write an essay of at least TWO FULL pages based on class material and textbook chapters which cover the

Write an essay tracing the development of
ONE of the following themes throughout the period from 1865 through the end of what we cover
in class.

The possible themes for this assignment are:

• The expansion of US influence beyond North America
• The growing role of the federal government in domestic affairs over time
• Changing conditions and societal roles of racial and ethnic minority groups
• The economic changes which helped shape American society

Please make sure your paper is typed, double-spaced, and has reasonable margins.  Papers that are less than TWO FULL pages will suffer
a point penalty.