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The following EXTRA CREDIT project is to be done over Winter break and is due on the first day back, January 4, 2012.
 
****Will replace your two lowest written assignment grades ****
 
 
Write a five paragraph essay which addresses Jim Crow laws.
 
  a. Introduction
          - standard opening paragraph style
            (background, thesis, supports)
  b. Jim Crow laws
          - when did they come about
          - what were they
          - what was the purpose behind them
          - how effective were they
          - examples
  c. Booker T. Washington
          - who was he / what was his background
          - what were his views on civil rights and what did he
            advise blacks to do in the area of civil rights
  d. W.E.B. DuBois
          - who was he / what was his background
          - what were his views on civil rights and what did he
            advise blacks to do in the area of civil rights
  e. Conclusion
 
Requirements:
* MLA format
          - typed, 12 font, 1" borders, double spaced
          - works cited page
          - must have a minimum of at least one in-text citation
            in each supporting paragraph