Istory essay Reading and comprehension of the book Taken Hostage by David Farber
After reading the book Taken Hostageby David Farber compose an essay and draw from Taken Hostage, to describe what factors led to the 1979 hostage crisis and explain what this event revealed about American society, politics, and/or foreign policy.
*This essay is to be based on your reading and comprehension of David Farber, Taken Hostage. Essays based on other sources (including wikipedia and/or other websites) will not be accepted for credit. To repeat, essays that do not reflect engagement with the assigned book will not receive any credit.
Essay Rubric: Your submission will be assessed according to the following criteria:
(1) Engagement with the assigned essay topic (50/100 points)
(2) Use of evidence/examples (20/100 points)
(3) Presentation, including paragraph development, organization, and grammar (20/100 points)
(4) Proper use of citations (10/100 points)
Length: This essay is required to be a minimum of 4-5 pages (1,250 words). Please submit your essay in normal font (such as 12 pt. Times New Roman, which this is typed in), double-spaced, and with normal margins. Essays failing to meet the minimum length will be penalized.
Citations: When quoting or summarizing, please use APA or MLA citations. Or, you may simply provide the author and page number in parentheses, as in: (Boyle, 115) which refers to the author and page number of a citation from Arc of Justice. Points will be deducted for inaccurate/inadequate use of citations.