AP US History Long Essay Question on The Civil Rights Movement
👋 Welcome to the APUSH Unit 8 LEQ (The Civil Rights Movement). These are longer questions, so you'll still want to grab some paper and a pencil, or open up a blank page on your computer. After you finish, you can see how you did with Unit 8 LEQ (The Civil Rights Movement) Answers.
⏱ The AP US History exam has a mixture of free-response questions and allotted times. For these types of questions, there will be 1 LEQ, and you will be given 40 minutes to complete it. (This means you should give yourself 40 minutes to go through each practice LEQ.)
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In your response you should do the following:
Respond to the prompt with a historically defensible thesis or claim that establishes a line of reasoning.
Describe the broader historical context relevant to the prompt.
Support an argument in response to the prompt using specific and relevant examples of evidence.
Use historical reasoning (e.g., comparison, causation, continuity or change over time) to frame or structure an argument that addresses the prompt.
Use evidence to corroborate, qualify, or modify an argument that addresses the prompt.
Evaluate the relative importance of different effects which resulted from the Civil Rights Movement from 1947 to 1980.
In the development of your argument, explain which effects were more important resulting from the Civil Rights Movement from 1947 to 1980.