Discussion 1

  • Click on the link to read about the Lost CauseThe Lost Cause Narrative UPDATE 07022018-1.pdf  (this is not about the Civil War but about how the South re-made its own history about the Civil War).  Compare the two (2) different Lost Cause narratives about the causes and results of the Civil War that Americans developed in the Confederate states. Describe the key reasons why these narratives are an important part of understanding differences between the North and South for the next 150 years.Provide evidence from the course materials for your response.
  • From the reading about the Lost Cause, identify at least two (2) reasons for these narratives’ importance in regard to race relations in today’s society. Provide evidence from the e-activity for each reason you have discussed.

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