UNIT 8 TEST ESSAY QUESTION:
In considering the United States Civil War, it is evident that this major event in history did not just work itself up overnight. Rather, it was driven into being by several different factors over the course of 80 – 100 years before it actually took place. Your task is to write a 5 Paragraph Essay that clearly describes the path to the US Civil War by explaining the Economic, Political, and Social factors in place from the founding of the country to the outbreak of war in 1861. Your essay should provide CLEAR EXAMPLES from our discussions on this unit and those before it. Each body paragraph should have at least two to three supporting elements that we discussed in class.
Unit 8 Mini Test & Essay Due on Friday December 5th
The Path to War
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The Confederate/Rebel Flag Essay (Honors Students)
It has been discussed at kitchen tables, bars, classrooms, churches, and court rooms all across America; is the Rebel flag a symbol of Heritage or Hate? In a responsive essay, consider the question “Heritage or Hate; what is the role of the Confederate/Rebel Flag in Modern America?” In this essay you should research the historical beginnings of the flag, its use after the Civil War, and how it is viewed and used in modern times. You should use your research to come to an opinion that answers the question. Please understand that this is an opinion paper and there is no specifically right or wrong answer but as a student of history, you should be able to research a topic historically and scholarly, and be able to make an informed decision about your findings. Essay specifications are listed below.
The Assignment Details:
- 600 Words
- 2+ pages (Double Spaced)
- At least 5 Sources used. Wikipedia is not allowed. At least 3 of the 5 resources must be “Scholarly” and the others can be “other”.
- Essay and Works Cited must be MLA format.
o How to do MLA Format:
o Example: http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/library/mla.pdf
- Due ELECTRONICALLY by Wednesday, December 12th, 2014 by 11pm
Use the "Drop it To Me" Link to submit your work:
The upload password is “gorams”.
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