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Short Answer Question #3 You are to choose ONE question from part A and ONE question from part B to answer. Your answers should be in complete sentences and be between two and three paragraphs. You may only use information provided to you from your textbook or a reading in the module. Please use APA Style citation, and upload the document as a Microsoft Word attachment. Refer to the Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing LibGuide to prevent your work from being flagged for plagiarism. Please refer to the Short Answer Questions Rubric to understand how you may earn full credit for this assignment. Part A After reading “The Lowell Girls Strike Back”, discuss how the Lowell girls would respond to someone who argues they chose to work at the Lowell factories. How do the women strikers use the term “slave” in these lyrics? How would their audience, people in Lowell, MA, and in the rest of the North respond to the use of this term? How did the strikers use the term “liberty” here? What would be the meaning of this to the poem’s audience? In Chief Ross’s letter, “Our Hearts are Sickened”, what is Chief Ross arguing? What reasons does he give for not accepting the Treaty of Ochoa? If the public had read this letter, would history not have happened the way it did? After reading “The Happiest Laboring Class in the World”, what are the advantages and the disadvantages that the two Virginia slave holders give for having overseers? What are the best ways to treat slaves? What is the true nature of a slave? Lastly, why is it best to have and keep the institution of slavery? Part B Explain the similarities and differences between the Democrats and Whigs. Many Americans and immigrants from other lands believed California presented a magnificent opportunity for economic freedom once gold was discovered. However, the boundaries of freedom were tightly drawn in California. Explain the expansions and limitations of freedom there. Below you will be able to click on the link to access the textbook. https://openstax.org/details/books/us-history