Question: What are the causes of economic disparities between and among racial and ethnic groups in society? Is it only negative discrimination (based on race/ethnicity)? What are the other relevant factors? What, if anything, should our American federal government do about economic disparities between and among racial groups in society? Why?
1. First Component: Sources. Watch the Understanding Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary sources videos, read the Sia New York Library Guide on Sources, and then take the online quiz. (This information will be posted on Canvas in a separate announcement.) Due Feb. 8th by midnight. 5% of Final Grade.
For the outline and essay, you must discuss the arguments and evidence
covered in the Required Sources:
Walter Williams, Race and Economics: How Much Can Be Blamed on Discrimination?
Chapters 1, 2, and 7
Thomas Sowell, Ethnic America, Introduction, Conclusion
Thomas Sowell, Discrimination and Disparities, Chapter 5, Conclusion
Thomas Sowell, Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality? Chapters 1 and 4, Conclusion
(Federal Government Textbook) We The People (Eleventh Essentials Edition).
Chapter 4, pages 117-125 (Stop at The Civil Rights Struggle Extended to Other
Other Sources chosen by you.
2. Second Component: Outline your argument. Include a thesis statement, topic sentences, evidence to support topics, and a concluding statement. Also, include a works cited or bibliography page.