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The discussion questions listed below are directly related to Module Learning Objectives (MLOs) for this Module and to Course Learning Objectives (CLOs). Discussion Question Response posts must develop an argument that answers the questions posed, relate it to the course material as evidence, engage with your peers’ answer and reasoning, and meet the expectations for spelling, grammar, length, and citations. All citations in history use Turabian Manual of Style Links to an external site. Links to an external site., the Chicago citation quick guide for student research papers. The Author-Date citations are sufficient for discussion questions.
Textbook: Foner, DuVal, & McGirr, Give Me Liberty!, 7e, vol, 2, chapter 17, pp. 652-662
Please choose one (1) discussion question and post your response to that question (by Friday). Then respond to two (2) of your peers’ responses (by Monday:
What was the “New South”? Who was the main proponent of the concept of the New South? Did this idea take root in the South? Explain.
Who were the Redeemers and how did they change society and politics in the South?
Explain how changes in politics, economics, social factors, and violence interacted to affect the situation of African Americans in the New South?
What was the Lost Cause? How did religion and the idea of the Lost Cause give support to a new understanding of the Civil War?