Chicanos Research Notes History Assignment

Choose two (2) sets of topics below for each assignment- you may do the remaining ones for extra credit:

a) 9/11, Homeland Security and the Patriot Act

b) Immigration, Deportations, and the Prison-Industrial Complex

c) Israel and Occupied Palestine, the United States and Occupied Aztlan

d) Brutality, Impunity, and the Militarization of Police

e) The Declaration of Independence, the constitution of the united States of America

f) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, and international law.

USE CREDIBLE SOURCES. For each topic you must try to find at least two (2) sources from the resources available through our library, i.e. EBSCOHost, CQ Researcher, Opposing Viewpoints, National Newspapers, etc.

This research assignment is designed to link contemporary domestic issues with international ones, by the thread of human rights and state abuse of power.

RESEARCH NOTES GRADING RUBRIC:

No Credit: Assignment missing or fails to adequately fulfill the basic requirements of the assignment