The Decades Paper. AP US History Ms. Kovacic. Introduction Paragraph. Introduction Introduce the decade chosen Provide a thesis: how can you describe this decade with regards to economics, politics, society and culture.
AP US History
The 1860s was a period of turbulent change as the United States grappled with the issue of slavery, entered a Civil War and suffered the economic repercussions of doing so.
The 1860s was a turning point in United States’ history. Within the course of ten years, the United States fought a war pitting brother against brother, ended slavery and entered a new period of defining what equality really means.Describe how your own understanding of the decade changed doing this project.