Assignment 3: Project Proposal

Assignment 3:      Project Proposal:        Civil War Surgical/Amputation Kits. What I “Think” I know:        I don’t really know exact details on United States Civil War surgical/amputation kits but do know that large medical revolutions and discoveries were made in the medical field during the civil because of the large amount of people severely injured needing immediate…

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Assignment 2

Region of the US I believe that slavery, after 1904, was predominantly in the Southern United States.  Even though many Northern states used a gradual program to phase out slavery the concentration of most slaves in America was heavily in the South. Charlie Aarons: The Southern part of the United States: Alabama was where this…

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Assignment 2

At the time of the Civil War, slavery mainly took place in the southern United States.  The northern states were free. After reading John Cameron’s narrative, my initial understanding of the location of slavery in the United States was correct.  Henry Bibb was also from the south, born in Kentucky in May of 1815. Slaves…

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Assignment 2

Region of the US: I believe that slavery began as a nationwide practice in the United States. Before the Civil war, my understanding was that this practice was focused in the southern states Gary-Jones: Located in Georgia Bibb’s: I was correct with my inference. The slaves viewed the North as a safe haven. Especially Canada…

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Assignment 2

Region of the US During slavery I feel as though there was a lot of it down south in rural areas. Mostly plantations and farms in the south region of the US. Place slaves lived and worked Slaves lived in shacks and outside of the houses they worked for or owned by. They worked in…

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Assignment 2

1A. Slavery was most prominent in the southern states later but also existed in the north in the early days of the US. This was not changed from the narrative They tended to work on plantations and lived in shacks or shelters provided by the owner. In the narrative the family stayed in a house…

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Region: My understanding is that since the north was free, and border states a mixture, the south was worse for slaves. Isaac Adams lived in Louisiana and liked his master. Places slaves lived and worked: To my knowledge, slaves lived and worked in many different places such as houses, farms and plantations. Adams writes about…

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Region of the US- Slaves had to deal with harsh conditions since the majority were in the South of the United States. This caused many challenges for the slaves outside of their hard labor they endured during the long summers. Uncle Will was a slave in Alabama and worked for his master on land. Henry…

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Assignment 2

Slavery was most dominant in the South but had also previously been present in some Northern states as well. John Fields was a slave in Owensburg, LY, 115 miles below Louisville, KY. Similarly, Henry Bibb was also a slave in Kentucky, among some other Southern states as well. Slaves generally lived and worked on the…

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Assignment 2

Assignment 2 To start our exercise, write down what you believe slavery was like for African Americans who lived under the system. Use the following categories, with no more than two sentences for each: Region of the US Slavery was conducted primarily in southern regions of the united states, as well as extending into other…

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Assignment 2

Assignment 2: Region in the US The perceptions towards African Americans and slavery in the US region differed by individuals, time period and region. The regions north of the Mason and Dixon line was largely anti-slavery/free states for African Americans to reside and run away from slavery; while the region south of the Mason and…

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Assignment 2

Pre-Research Understanding: Region of the US: It is my understanding that the Region of the US that slavery was most prominent was the south with the conditions worsening the further south one traveled. Place slaves lived and worked: I think that slaves worked on plantations and lived in some sort of community housing situation outside…

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Assignemnt 2

Assignment 2 part 1 Region of the US -During this time I believe that most of the slaves that were still in the United States were mostly all in the south. To my knowledge the north was very anti-slavery so this was something that wasn’t likely. After reading, I was correct about it being in…

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Assignment 2

Region of the US -Slaves were treated better in the north compared to those in the south. – Slaves were actually treated poorly in both regions of our country during this time. – Slaves were treated similar in the north compared to the south but there were more people in the north that were willing…

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Assignment 1

Hello my name is Brian Stout and I am currently enrolled in Masters of  Teaching program in Chicago. I am working on my masters and teaching license at the same time. I went to a small liberal arts university in St. Paul, Minnesota for undergrad and played soccer at the university as well. In undergrad…

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Assignment 1

Hello my name is Jacob Diss! I’m a senior and from Traverse City, Michigan. I am very interested and excited to learn about the Civil War. The only previous exposure I’ve had to the subject was a U.S. History course I took at my local community college. I’ve always had a large interest in World…

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Hello, my name is Fred. I’m preparing to start graduate school for secondary education this fall and need a few extra undergrad credits for my master’s degree. I earned a bachelor’s degree in economics so I’m excited to grow my history knowledge and specifically about the American Civil War. I coach high school baseball and…

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Assignment 1

Hello Everyone! My name is Rebecca Fadler, though I typically go by Becca. I am a senior here at Michigan State and I am studying English Literature. I also have a strong background in Film Studies. My academic interests at the moment are focused on Medieval Literature with a focus on Arthurian Tales (think King…

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My name is Colin Donnelly and I am entering my senior year here at Michigan State.  I’m majoring in Journalism with a focus in Sports Broadcasting. In addition to my studies, I also work as a student manager for the Spartan Men’s Basketball program.  My overall goal after graduating is to become a college basketball…

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