So, CLICK HERE for a file on the DBQ rubric and how you will be scored at the Reading in July. You will probably spend more time working on this essay in class than any other.
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Perhaps, you can even create new information based on your knowledge. No Bull, you need to have a lot of outside information. Also, literacy tests, grandfather clauses, and poll taxes became obstacles for voting. Already, major court cases of the 1950s found segregation to be unconstitutional. Soon, others such as women and minorities began to demostrate for increased civil rights as well.
Do you know how important those little questions are after the documents? As you go through each document, jot down notes in the margins. For example, consider a document that deals with the Fugitive Slave Act. In addition, reformers such as Martin Luther King, Jr. you need to do the following: Have a logical and clear plan of organization. The number of paragraphs is usually determined by the amount of bullets in the question. That's a paragraph per court case for each bullet (or square on the above chart).
Civil Rights had become an important issue of the day, as already Jackie Robinson was playing baseball and President Truman had integrated the army so African Americans and whites could fight side-by-side." Do you see the difference there? For instance, if the essay is on "Technology Bringing Change," then choose what you can write the most on. KNOW THE FOLLOWING SEVEN THINGS, AND YOU HAVE A GREAT CHANCE OF KNOCKING THIS OUT OF THE PARK. Abolition, Suffrage, 1970s Feminism, Prohibition and Temperence (no-alcohol), and Civil Rights also work. If it's on the Progressive Era, then use muckrakers such as Upton Sinclair.
To me, I would think you could write much more on the - Explain the Amendment involved. Historically, the following are the topics found most often on thematics. To be on the safe side, I recommend knowing 3 Court Cases REALLY WELL. If it's abolition, know writers such as Harriet Beecher Stowe ( - Wars can be used for Foreign Policy, Turning Points, Change, and Conflict.
There is no easy way or shortcut to scoring well on the exam.
Put in the work, read your textbook, listen carefully to your teacher's lectures and the results will follow.
As for the AP World History Exam, we've got one stop left.
You will probably spend more time working on this essay in class than any other.