HIS 170 American History Assignment The Final Exam is available on the course website. There are two parts – either can
be completed first. Both parts must be completed and submitted by 5PM on Friday,
Please contact Prof. Maust if you have any difficulty and we will deal with it on a
1) Complete Part 1 (50 minutes) — 15 questions on the course website (30 Points)
-Go to the Course Website; go to Modules; go to Quiz, Exams and other
Assignments; click on Final Exam Pt. 1 – Quiz. You have 50 minutes to complete
this portion, so choose a time when you are not likely to be interrupted.
2) Part II – Essay (70%) HIS 170 American History Assignment
Write an integrated essay relating to the course theme of American Exceptionalism
that addresses the entire span of the course — See the quotations and question later
in this document.
-To submit it, go to the course website; go to Modules; go to Quiz, Exams and other
Assignments; find the Final Exam: Pt 2 – Essay & click on it
-Attach your document in Word, pdf or Google Docs format and click Save. Prof. Maust
is unable to download other formats, so please do not submit a Pages document. If you
submit a Google Doc, be certain to give Prof. Maust permission to see the document.
-If you are uncertain you submitted the exam successfully, please email Prof. Maust
-Your work will be run through plagiarism checker Turnitin.com. Make sure to cite your
sources and to put all direct quotations in quotation marks.
This is a take home exam. It is open book – use all the assigned materials and resources
in the course. Cite the sources parenthetically when you use them, e.g.:
-A People and a Nation, edition and page # (e.g. Kamensky, 11 th ed., p #)
-A Biography of America, episode # (Bio. of America, episode #)
-Lecture Notes 1-24 (Maust, Lec Notes #)
-Recorded Lectures by Prof. Maust, (Maust, Recorded Lecture #) HIS 170 American History Assignment