Essay topic: the role of African Americans in colonial and U.S. history during the time of the course.
Your essay answer should include: a discussion of change over time—1500s to 1865
A discussion of regional differences [north, south, west], if any
A discussion of internal and external/foreign influences on the topic you have chosen.
Your essay should have clear introductory and closing paragraphs.
This essay should be at least 750 words