Essay 2 –
Answer each question in a few well-written and developed paragraphs. There is no minimum (or maximum) number of words but your response should be thorough and accurate. Use your own words – no quotes allowed.
Question 1 : Why did the Civil War have to end with a military victory? What were the different stages of negotiation that were tried and why did they all fail?
Question 2: Discuss de Tocquevilleâ€™s main theme about the America’s population growth and territorial
expansion. (What reasons does
he give to support his theme? Can America be stopped?)
Question 3: Discuss the differences between Lincolnâ€™s and the abolitionistsâ€™ views on ending slavery.