Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

John M. Barry
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Essay Topic 1

This nonfiction reenactment is full of history, hardship and culture. What points can be depicted from the novel? Why are these topics important in the novel? What events really emphasize each topic?

Essay Topic 2

Many events happened concurrently in a rapid pace. What events marked the climax? Why is this the climax? How did the history of the Delta region change from this point?

Essay Topic 3

How could the flooding in many of the cities been prevented? What was ignored by the politicians? What did the politicians focus on?

Essay Topic 4

Many decisions in this period of time were based upon politics and what would be best for the individual. Name at least 3 events in which a decision was made based on the desires of a politician. How did this decision affect the events of this time in history?

Essay Topic 5

LeRoy Percy was a man...

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