Workshop Mid-process Draft of Exam 1

  • Does the essay include an introduction with a thesis?
  • Does the essay describe who Standing Bear was?
  • Does the essay provide a time and place for Standing Bear's historical significance?
  • Does the essay provide a "why" of Standing Bear's historical significance?
  • Does the essay define/describe the 14th Amendment?
  • Does the essay connect Standing Bear's journey with the 14th Amendment?
  • Does the essay define/describe Manifest Destiny?
  • Does the essay explain how Manifest Destiny affected Standing Bear?
  • Does the essay define/describe Indian Removal Policy *including* the four stages of Indian Removal?
  • Does the essay explain how Indian Removal Policy affected Standing Bear
  • Does the essay describe Wovoka and Sitting Bull's journeys and struggle for justice?
  • Does the essay chose which method of justice they support (between Standing Bear, Wovoka, and Sitting Bull) and explain why?
  • Does the essay include a description/discussion of sovereignty and habeas corpus?
  • Does the essay include some/most of the key terms provided on the exam study sheet?
  • Are these key terms situation in a logical place within the essay?
  • BASED ON THIS CRITERIA AND YOUR ASSESSMENT OF YOUR PEER'S ESSAY, GIVE THE ESSAY A SPECIFIC LETTER GRADE AT THE TOP OF HIS/HER ESSAY (A+, A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, D-)

  • Further discussion of Wovoka and Sitting Bull

REMINDER: History Exam 1 is on Friday, February 23rd