Originally Posted by fredaevans
What's the topic?
Actually two essays (5 pages each)--one is on the American colonies and how they grew and matured into stable, proudly British societies before all hell broke loose with England. The second is the way the Revolution unfolded differently in each colonial region.
The project is basically how I would organize a course on 19th century America (one of my specialty fields). What texts and readings, how to teach it, what issues, etc.
I'm a doctoral student in American history, as you can probably guess. Kansas State University.
I'm at the statge that the more I write, the closer I am to being done (and to an extra chance to fish a local lake before the big trip