HST 206 Week 4 A Changing Country NEW.
In your final journal entry, you write as a person living and working in newly independent Latin America. This person is part of the new urban working class living in the larger cities. In this journal entry, the person tells what his or her life is like in the newly independent country and how it compares to life under colonial rule.
Resources: University Library, Internet
Select a country from the following:
Mexico (Date of Independence 1821)
Brazil (Date of Independence 1822)
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you, the character, discuss your life and the changes you have experienced. Include the following:
Describe your life, work, and how you view the current economy in your country.
How have the cultural, societal, and economic aspects changed from when you were under colonial rule? What has stayed the same?
Discuss your selected country and describe the following:
The effects of regional or local rule on the government and any changes to the way it operates
The reaction to the new government
The benefits the new government brought to the country
The people who benefitted the most and those who have not
The negative effects of local or regional rule and the people affected
Cite a minimum of four research sources including your textbook.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.