History Assignment World War II Through the 1970’s
Wright a four to five (4-5) page paper on the period from the Progressive era through the Great Depression.
Pick one of the following questions:
1. What were three reasons that Americans in the late 1930s wanted to stay out of the European conflict that became World War II?
2. What role did women play in helping the US win WWII?
3. What were three civil rights breakthroughs after WWII that moved the cause of African Americans Forward?
4. What were three ways the Vietnam War brought political awareness to a new generation of young Americans?
Make sure your paper…
Includes at least two (2) references (sources) other than the textbook. At least one (1) of your sources must be obtained from the collection of databases accessible from the Learning Resources Center Web page. Generic encyclopedic Internet resources such as Wikipedia or Answers.com will not be considered acceptable.
What I am looking for in your papers:
Clear and concise thesis statement – this should be in the introduction of your paper, it tells me what you will be arguing and talking about.
Clear reasons (usually three) of how you will defend your thesis
In the body of your paper, you need to focus on organization and making sure you have good transition sentences.
You need to include an introduction that sets up the paper and in your conclusion you need to restate your introduction, thesis, and your arguments.
All paragraphs must be at least five sentences long. The paper needs to be three complete pages or four pages.
The paper needs to be in formal language and do not use the first or second person point of view.
Please proof read your paper to look for common misspellings and grammar errors.
You must have a cover sheet that meets the requirements of APA style, this does not count as a page of the paper.