Respond carefully to ONE of the following prompts with a multi-paragraph essay response (the essay should have an introduction, three to four body paragraphs, and a conclusion). The essay should have a clear, argumentative thesis statement that addresses the overall aim of the prompt. When you use material from the reading (either quote or paraphrase), cite either the textbook with the author and page with a parenthetical citation like the one at the end of the sentence (Roark, 22).PLEASE DO NOT use outside material in your response. PLEASE USE THE BOOK ONLY!
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK : James Roark, Michael Johnson, Patricia Cline Cohen, Sarah Stage, Alan Lawson, and Susan Hartmann, The American Promise: A Concise History, Volume One (Fifth Edition)
1. How did the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution handle the issue of slavery? Did authors and proponents of those documents acknowledge any tension between their ideals of liberty and the institution of slavery?
2. Andrew Jacksons presidency coincided with important changes in American politics.Discuss how Jackson benefitted from, and contributed to, the vibrant political culture of the1830s.
3. While a volatile economy buffeted the United States in the 1830s, some Americans looked to reform the nation. Discuss the objectives and strategies of two reform movements. What was the relationship of these reform movements to larger political and economic trends of the 1830s?