Primarily I grade the social studies assignments (US History, World History, geography, government, and economics) and English IV. You know they don't get it when the answer to the "Black Friday" section of this assignment begins with "the Friday after Thanksgiving" and continues with shopping details. Sheesh!!
REPORT: RECONSTRUCTION SCANDALS
Use an encyclopedia, the Internet, or other sources to research the following Reconstruction scandals:
* The Tweed Ring in New York
* The Credit Mobilier Scandal
* Black Friday
* The Dawes Acts (including civil service reforms)
Write at least 300 words about each of these four scandals. In your own words describe the people involved, the consequences of their actions, etc.