using these texts: George M. Fredrickson, Racism: A Short History (Princeton Uni
using these texts: George M. Fredrickson, Racism: A Short History (Princeton University Press, 2015). ISBN: 0691167052 Nell Irvin Painter, The History of White People (W.W. Norton, 2011), In a well-structured paper of around 3 pages, write an essay that discusses the theories of monogenesis and polygenesis. Describe each concept. Using Painter and Fredrickson provide specific historical examples of both positions, discuss their advocates and describe the sort of evidence used to justify each theory. You must ground your discussion in direct quotes from the assigned readings. Quote must have a clear paraphrase, where you re-present the idea contained in it in your own words. The essay must have a clear thesis statement presented in the first or second paragraph of your essay. These first two paragraphs must also contain a schematic description of the structure of the overall essay. Full credit will only be given for essays that are able to describe both scientific and religious justifications for these theories. MUST USE QUOTES FROM THE BOOKS

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