Write a 600 to 800-word essay on one of the following topics from Chapter 1 of Rereading America. Paraphrase and quote from one or more articles and use your own experiences and knowledge to support your thinking and essay.
Read “What We Really Miss About the 1950s” by Stephanie Coontz on pages 26-42 and take careful notes in order to paraphrase and quote some of her main ideas when you write your essay.
Your assignment is to compare your generation with your parents and grandparents or even your kid’s generations and argue which generation has it or had it the best growing up.
Use the article and information and experiences from your own life.