Colorado History

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Exam
#3

 

This
essay exam is worth 100 points, so the more preparation you do, the
better.  You must answer all three
questions in separate, short (3-4 paragraph) essay responses. Each response
must include a clear thesis statement, strong use of specific
evidence, and an effective conclusion.  FOR THE ANSWER TO THESE QUESITONS BE SURE TO
DRAW ON INFORMATION FROM BOTH ONLINE MATERIALS AND THE TEXTBOOK. Use of
Conceptual Identification examples is strongly encouraged. Underline your
thesis statement for clear identification. Submit your exam as a single
Word or PDF file into the D2L Assignment Folder by 11pm on Thursday,
December 9. NO LATE SUBMISSIONS.

 

 

 

1.  
Trace
the effects of suburbanization on Colorado during the postwar decades.  Discuss the cultural, economic, and
environmental impacts of this process on our state.

2.  
Evaluate
the influence of wartime and defense industries on Colorado politics, society,
economy, and environment from 1940 to 1975.

3.  
Analyze
the political and cultural contests in Colorado from the 1960s thru 2000s.  Were these contests over core Colorado issues
and values?  Or were these contests over
peripheral and transitory concerns?