Denial of Civil Rights: African Americans and Native Americans Black Codes of Mississippi(1865) Klan Terrorism in South Carolina, a Sharecrop Contract(1882) Plessy V. Ferguson, Century of Dishonor (1881) and the Dawes Act (1877)

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Denial of Civil Rights: African Americans and Native Americans

The research for your paper should include information from the videos on line, class discussion, your Text, American, A Narrative History and the primary documents in For the Record. These documents include but are not limited to the following: “Black Codes of Mississippi (1865) p.4, “Klan Terrorism in South Carolina”, p.12, “A Sharecrop Contract (1882)p. 23, “Plessy V. Ferguson” p. 25, “A Century of Dishonor (1881) p.37, and “The Dawes Act” (1877)p.39.
The paper must be submitted to the Turnitin site by February 13, 2014. Information on how to set up a Turnitin account is located on the library page. Your enrollment password is history 2 and your class ID is 7613496.
The Constitution of the United States clearly states that all persons born in in the United States are citizens and entitled to due process and equal treatment under the law. However, for both African Americans and Native Americans in the post-Civil War era this proved to be an elusive goal. In this paper you are to explain how and why these groups were denied their rights. Make sure that you include specific examples from the sources listed above. I will use the following point system to grade your paper.
Clearly stated thesis paragraph (10) points
Sufficient support for the thesis with accurate historical examples which are detailed and specific (60 points)
Paper is logically organized and uses connecting strategies effectively (15 points)
Proper spelling, grammar, and citation using MLA format (10 points)
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