Or this paper you will compare and analyze different primary documents of the same topic or historical era
Primary Document Essays: 30% of Final Course Grade)
For this paper you will compare and analyze different primary documents of the same topic or historical era. You must summarize all of the documents. Also, you must compare and contrast them describing how they are similar and different. In addition, you will need to argue/evaluate which was the most effective/interesting document. You will need to consider the historical periods in which the articles were written. You should present your findings in an essay/narrative form (approximately 7 pages). Do not use lists or a?bullet points.a?
All written assignments should follow the rules of standard grammar, spelling and punctuation. Although this is a history class, not an English class, learning to write fluently and coherently is an important part of your college education and will provide you with transferable skills you can use in the workplace after graduation.
Primary Document Essay Specs and Layout:
Double space, 12 font, Times New, Arial, or Calibri, 1a? margins top, right, left and bottom, no footers or headers, use page numbers, staple the pages. Do not write in first person a?Ia?. You MUST cite all sources using MLA citation. You do not need a cover page. I will not accept any papers via e-mail. Failure to follow any of these specs will reduce your essay grade by A? a full grade.