Any topic (writer’s choice)
For this assignment, you are asked to answer the following question using the three primary sources provided in the assignment folder: What were the push and pull factors that brought millions of immigrants to the newly established United States during the Early Republic and in the decades before the Civil War?
Sources: Curtis Family Letters, Gottfried Duden’s Travel Book, or Olaudah Equiano’s Autobiography
Quotations or information drawn from one of the three sources or the textbook must be footnoted.
Textbook: Rebecca Edwards et al, Americas History: Concise Edition, Volume 1: To 1877, 9th Edition
(Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2018)