Practice Assignment 1.1 Us History Apex Essay

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Your browser does not have JavaScript enabled. All Apex Learning products require JavaScript. | 1.2.3 Practice: The UNIA and the NAACP | Practice Assignment | | | | | U.S. History since the Civil War Sem 2 (S3234741) | s | | | Points possible: 30 | Date: | | May 3, 2016 Mrs. Montry Period 6 US History Your Assignment Your assignment is to compare the missions of the UNIA and the NAACP and write about each organization’s approaches to confronting discrimination. You will then assume the role of a young African American living in the 1920s who has joined one of the organizations and explain your reasons for joining in a brief paragraph. Before you get started, look over the NAACP's mission statement, the…show more content…
3. Imagine that you are a young African American living in a northern city in the 1920s. From that perspective, answer the following questions. (6 points) a. In your opinion, which organization speaks to your needs most, the UNIA or the NAACP? Why? I think the UNIA would benefit me because If I were to live in an all-black community I would feel safer and would not need to be on the lookout for white people attacking. b. In your opinion, which organization has the greatest potential for bringing about positive change? Why? I belive that the NAACP has the greastest potential for bringing positive change because they were more civil and less violent and were actively fighting for change in the government and were in courts. They also fought for equality for all races, black and white. c. Which organization's views on American society most closely match your own? Why? The NAACP closley matchs my views on American society because I believe in equality no matter what race, religion, color, etc. 4. Now, you are ready to write. Imagine that you are a young African American living in a northern city in the 1920s. Which organization would you join — the NAACP or the UNIA — and why? Write a diary paragraph explaining your decision. (16 points) Be sure to begin with a strong hook and include a thesis statement that lays out your main argument, supporting details, and a good conclusion. The 1920’s was the period when the Harlem
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