HOW DID SLAVERY IMPACT POOR WHITES DURING THE ANTEBELLUM AND POST-BELLUM PERIODS?
SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and annotate excerpted primary and secondary source text based on the book Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South by Keri Leigh Merritt (2017) toward skill building or the AP American History Exam.
BOOK: Merritt, Keri Leigh. Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South. Cambridge University Press, 2017 (Pgs. 1-37, 323-339)
RUBRIC: Reflections Writing Rubric – Tools for Assessment; Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence – Carnegie Mellon
ARTICLE: Is Economic Despair What’s Killing Middle-Aged White Americans? – Alana Semuels (March 2017)