HY 1120, American History II
This course has introduced and assessed many noteworthy figures related to the continuing buildup of the United States and its place within the world and globalization during the last 140 years. For this assignment, you will choose a noteworthy civil rights leader from the mid-20th century to the present.
Your selection must be of an influential civil rights figure from the mid-20th century to the present, however, you may not use any U.S. President. This assignment is open to any reform discussed in this course (including, but not limited to, creed, race, age, status, or gender).
Your submission will be graded on the following:
Prepare an outline communicating that figure’s relevance in today’s modern era. Why and how is this figure important today? This is not a biography. Your argument should highlight how society remembers him or her now. For this assignment, you will be creating a one-page outline (minimum of 300 words) about your chosen figure. If you choose, this could be used to help write your transcript for the Unit assignment described below.
Submit your outline in this unit. It is suggested, though not required, that you include potential sources. The goal of this assignment is to prepare you for the Unit assignment described below. However, it is not required that you use the same person from your Unit Outline for the Unit Scholarly Activity. If you do intend to use this outline, it is highly advised that you review the instructions below and prepare with that assignment in mind.
Use of a minimum of two sources that can be found in the Online Library (at least one from the American History and Life database); Proper APA citations and references for sources used; content accuracy and avoidance of anachronism.