Listed below are the questions to be answered and the resource links. This is a 2 page essay and must have 4 references. The main 2 resources are the book (The Warmth of Other Suns) and ppt. from
Higginbotham, Evelyn. From Slavery to Freedom. McGraw-Hill Education, 2010 and you will need to find 2 additional.
What were the problems identified by the migrants?
What facts/stories from the book support your paper’s thesis?
What were the specific “push” and “pull” or motivating factors responsible for the problem which caused the move/migration to occur?
Who moved; who remained behind and why; did anyone move headfirst?
What familial connections remain in the south/place of origin?
What information gathered surprised you; had you any related documents which helped to tell or describe the problem/issues; was the problem or the push factors more or less of the motivation for the move?
What were the consequences of the migration – were the problems resolved (i.e, was life better in the new location)?
In what ways was the Great Migration similar or dissimilar to the more unpopular Emigration movements in antebellum (pre-Civil War) period?
What are some comparisons between the personal stories you discovered (read about) and those events/stories presented about the Great Migration; – for example, what if any role did the Black Press play in the individual’s decision to move/migrate?
How different do you imagine your (Wilkerson’s characters’) life would have been, were it not for the migration?
What is your analysis of whether the identified problem was resolved by the migration/move …?
F & H chapters PPT – https://faculty.mccneb.edu/HPearson/HIST%201050.html
Higginbotham, Evelyn. From Slavery to Freedom. McGraw-Hill Education, 2010.
This will give you a brief overview of the book.: http://isabelwilkerson.com/
If you are not able to get the book, let me know.