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a. Part I (100 words minimum): Utilizing your course readings and materials, introduce your character in two or three paragraphs. Provide historically- accurate and meaningful details regarding your character’s name, date and place of birth, current place of residence, race, ethnicity, sex, gender, class, and other relevant personal detail and information. In addition, create an avatar of your character and explain why you chose the characteristics depicted. (You can do an online search to locate websites on how to make an avatar or make and insert your own drawing below. (COM)

b. Part II (250 words minimum): Analyze one major conflict in this time-period and explain the impact it is having on your character. Additionally, identify one major historically relevant ethical dilemma or moral choice that your character is struggling with that relates to this conflict. Be sure to explain how this ethical issue relates to this historical event and how the event affects your character. Consider, for example, how it affects his or her everyday experiences and/or your character’s world and ethical view(s). (SLO1; CT; COM)

c. Part III (250 words minimum): Analyze one primary source document relevant to the ethical dilemma your character is struggling with. Examine the historical and ethical issues raised within the primary-source document and explain how the ideas or issues raised within the primary-source document would have reinforced or challenged your character’s worldview, ethical values, and/or historical perspective. Provide at least three examples from your document in support of your argument. Be sure you properly cite the source you use. (SLO2; CT; COM)

d. Part IV (200 words minimum): Explain how your character has decided to respond to the ethical dilemma at hand and why he or she responded in the way you identified. Elucidate how your character’s cultural background and historical setting (i.e. the historical, social, political, economic, cultural and global forces), and the broader conceptions of ethical behavior embedded within, shaped your character’s response. Consider at least one of the following: (1) your character’s conception(s) of civic responsibility; (2) your character’s understanding of the importance and role of the democratic process; (3) your character’s respect for social justice, fairness, and difference; (4) your character’s experiences with prejudice, racial or gender discrimination, and/or economic and social marginalization. (SLO3; SR; COM)

e. Part V (200 words minimum): Last, elucidate on how your character’s understanding of self and his or her related personal values influenced their response to the ethical dilemma faced and/or was altered by the historical events of the era he or she experienced. (PR; COM)