HST 306 The Veteran Experience


HST 306 The Veteran Experiencee at least a five-sentence paragraph for each question listed below (unless noted otherwise). The journals will be graded on depth of analysis, accuracy of historical knowledge, and writing clarity.

Note: All paraphrases and summaries of specific arguments and specific information (such as statistics) from the class materials must be cited in your journal, along with all quotations. You may use the MLA citation style for the journal, given the technical difficulties of using Chicago Style in this format.

HST 306 The Veteran Experience
MLA Example:

1.What are the main themes of this module’s material? Be sure to include at least three that are not from the lecture. (You may list these.)

2.What are the most significant continuities and changes you have seen in this period? Explain why you see them as such.

3.How did the major points of evolution come about? Be specific.

4.What was the most surprising thing you learned in this module of the course?

5.Create a thesis (argument) for this module’s material.

6.Discuss how this module’s material connects with the material of the previous modules. Be brief.

7.In comparison to works that generalize the veteran as raceless and genderless, there is very little historical research on African-American, Latino, Asian, Native American and women veterans.  Based on the information you have on the service of the highlighted minorities of this module, how do you think they were treated as veterans after the war?  What do you feel their place should be in a historical discussion of the Civil War veteran?