What are three of the most defining moments in African American History from the 1500s until 1865? Please keep in mind that there are no strictly “right” or “wrong” answers to this question. The purpose is to demonstrate that you can defend your choices using a clearly constructed argument and supporting evidence. Your essay must be at least 1000 words with an introduction, conclusion, and at least three body paragraphs. The essay must be typed, double-spaced, and written in clear, concise prose. Cite all sources used for direct quotations. In-text citations are acceptable for this assignment, but be mindful of how they falsely inflate your word count. Note: For the love of all that is good and scholarly, please do NOT use history.com, biography.com, wikipedia.com, about.com, or any such basic website. At this point you should be skilled enough to seek a better source. This is college. Step up your game, ask for help, or go home. Seriously, if you cite any of these sources, there will be a steep deduction from your grade.