What was the most common justification for lynching African Americans? Why do you think African Americans were actually lynched?

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What was the most common justification for lynching African Americans? Why do you think African Americans were actually lynched?

I’m trying to learn for my History class and I’m stuck. Can you help?

Margins: top – 1 inch; bottom – 1 inch;left – 1.25 inches; right – 1 inch

Spacing: DOUBLE

Fonts: for typewriters – any pica or elite, 12 point

700-1000 words

    • Students will not be able to use any outside sources but will be required to use Chicago Style footnotes to cite the assigned sources
  • Have a specific thesis.

Begin with an introduction, where the final sentence is one statement of the thesis, and end with a conclusion, where the final sentence is a different version of the thesis.

  • If you quote from or refer to a book or primary source, you must note it by giving the author and page number.
  • Pick the most concise word possible; instead of “He went out,” choose “He left.” Yes, that old cliché holds true: the adjective and the adverb are the enemy of the noun and verb.
  • ONLY USE THE SOURCES I PROVIDE
  • NO OUTSIDE SOURCES

http://www.americanyawp.com/text/15-reconstruction/

http://www.americanyawp.com/text/16-capital-and-labor/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/five-myths-about-why-the-south-seceded/2011/01/03/ABHr6jD_story.html

http://www.americanyawp.com/text/17-conquering-the-west/

http://www.americanyawp.com/text/18-industrial-america/

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46550/the-new-colossus

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