AP United States History


ALL answer for your assigned essay:

What is the thesis?

What/who is the author arguing against?

How does the author make her/his points?

What is the "new history"? What is the "old history"?

For Himmelfarb:

What is she particularly fearful of?

What, in her opinion, is being "deconstructed" by the "new" history? (and by extension, what IS deconstruction?)

For Levine:

What does he think history should be? Why?

What does he have to say to Gertrude Himmelfarb?

For Scott:

What does she mean by "conservative historians"? According to Scott, what do these historians want the discipline to be?

How does Scott rebut Gertrude Himmelfarb?