ONLY focus on the period from 1815-1848, which limits your evidence base. The brown paper bag test, for example, is from the 1900s. So I’m fine with you examining racism from 1815-1848, which likely means focusing on both slavery and the experience of free blacks. Just so long as you keep your perspective to the required time period. PLEASE create a clear preliminary thesis or argument.

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It’s better to use journal articles, the books themselves, and primary sources. I didn’t see any primary sources in your list. Be sure your final paper has PRIMARY SOURCES.

Make sure you’re using Chicago Style footnotes or endnotes rather than APA/MLA style in-text citations.

Center the topic around The changing roles of women and African-Americans.