U.S. Urban Unrest
Required Watch the videos:
- The Newark Riots_ A 1967 Uprising That Changed America (Unique Coloring) –
- Crossroads_ The 1967 Newark Riots – YouTube.html
- The Rebellions that Changed U.S. History: Looking Back at the 1967 Newark & Detroit
Uprisings – YouTube
- Detroit 1967_ When a city went up in flames – YouTube.html
- Please write a short essay for the following questions:
1. What were the causes of the 1967 Newark Rebellion?
2. Do you believe that the causes for the uprising in 1967 still exist? Why or why not?
- Prepare an original and thoughtful (including references) response of 400 words.
- Student participation includes the following attributes:
- Comments show evidence of a thorough reading and analysis of the material(s) — this means the inclusion of references
- Points are relevant to the discussion in terms of increasing everyone’s understanding and are not merely a regurgitation of the readings.
- Care is taken to distinguish among different kinds of information; i.e. facts, opinions, assumptions, or inferences.
- There is a willingness to test new ideas rather than remain cautious and safe.
- Submissions utilize correct word usage, spelling, and punctuation.
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE WRITER:
Follow the instructions above and response to the questions. The essay should be no less than 400 words in length. Sources cited should be included.
Sources cited should be from required watch the videos: