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Use the Barrett article to analyze Matewan.

First, briefly list some of the items we have studied this semester that appeared in the film Matewan.

Then, use the Barrett article (last week’s reading) to analyze one topic (described below) that was prominent in Matewan.

Both the article and the film deal with the issue of unity and division in the labor movement when the labor market consists of white, black, and immigrant workers. Companies often encouraged division among workers in order to keep them fighting among themselves rather than uniting to fight their employers. But in many cases in American labor history, the labor movement overcame divisions to unite all workers across race, ethnicity, and gender, though in other cases the results were less positive.

In his article, Barrett identified several factors that tended to….

Transportation Congestion and Transportation Security at U.S. Seaports

The final paper must have the following key sections, clearly identified, though they can be titled creatively to reflect your question and interests:

I. An introduction that states the problem and why your topic is important. The research question, clearly and concisely stated as a question. What do you hope to answer with this research? This section should also include definition of terms.

II. Literature Review – background research on this topic

III. The results/ discussions, describes what you have learned that helps answer the research question. What are you ideas about this topic?

IV. The discussion of potential new solutions.

V. The conclusion, which summarizes the key points of the paper and suggests further research needed on this topic. VI. A list of references in APA format.

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Transportation Congestion and Transportation Security at U.S. Seaports

The final paper must have the following key sections, clearly identified, though they can be titled creatively to reflect your question and interests:

I. An introduction that states the problem and why your topic is important. The research question, clearly and concisely stated as a question. What do you hope to answer with this research? This section should also include definition of terms.

II. Literature Review – background research on this topic

III. The results/ discussions, describes what you have learned that helps answer the research question. What are you ideas about this topic?

IV. The discussion of potential new solutions.

V. The conclusion, which summarizes the key points of the paper and suggests further research needed on this topic. VI. A list of references in APA format.

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