Below are four essay prompts. You will choose one to answer in essay form. Make sure to answer the questions completely and use specific evidence from the PowerPoints and the textbook. Be sure to cite the textbook each time you use it using this format: (Foner, page #). Write a four to five-paragraph essay for each essay. Do not try to combine the essays, but rather write two separate essays. Type your essays in a Word document. Then submit the exam to the appropriate folder on Brightspace. You can use textbook GIVE ME LIBERTY BY ERIC FORNER.
1. Explain the concept of “containment” during the Cold War Era and discuss how it shaped American politics during the period of the late 1940s through the 1970s. Make sure to give and explain specific examples.
2. Compare and contrast the social and cultural values of the 1950s and 1960s. Be sure to incorporate solid examples to support your argument.