History 202 (Online)

History 202 (Online)

Professor Rees’ Online US History Survey Course

Sample Assignment #4 (midterm)

Here’s an anonymous midterm from an earlier semester. Generally, I would have liked to have seen a broader argument in the first paragraph (rather than a list), but the detail here is very much appreciated. And, remember, no quotes or footnotes are required for a midterm: Modern aspects of American life that originated between 1877… (read more)

Assignment #2 Example Essay.

[This is from an earlier semester. It’s not perfect (nothing is for a survey class like this one, lack of time guarantees that), but it is thoughtful. The only other thing I’d mention is that I wasn’t pushing quotations in earlier semesters because I didn’t want to have teach footnotes. I’ve changed my mind on… (read more)