Choose one (1) question below and respond to it. You MUST follow the required social science essay writing directions for this course. Essays that are focused on addressing the question and contain analysis that is supported by specific examples will earn the most points. Essay responses that contain a strong BECAUSE thesis and are supported by at least 3 subtopics that are carried through the body and lead to a rational conclusion will earn the highest scores. Essays that do not follow the social science methodology, are vague, or awkwardly address the question, will not receive significant points.

Point value: 100 points

Choose one question:

1. Compare and contrast the Spanish, French and English colonization of the western hemisphere. Which empire was most successful in achieving its goals in what Europeans referred to as the “New World”?

or

2. Analyze the political, social, and economic development of the 13 British North American Colonies. What changes that occurred between the 17th and 18th centuries led to the ability of the colonies to work together during the American Revolution?

or

3. “The American Revolution was as radical as any other revolution, but in a special 18th century way:” Evaluate the validity of this statement.

or

4. In relationship to the creation of the United States Constitution the historian Charles Beard asserts that “The founding fathers were practical, selfish, politicians bent on preserving a system of wealth and privilege in which they all shared.” Assess the validity of this statement.

Rubric

SS Essay Rubric (1)

SS Essay Rubric (1)

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the paragraph begin with detailed historically accurate context associated with the topic question?

3.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

3.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the paragraph provide complexity which articulates differing POV separately?

2.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

2.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the paragraph contain an underlined Opinion- Because-3 Part Rational that does not contain 1st person references; states the author’s own opinion; contains a complex rational that can easily be expanded into three sub topics?

10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIs the sub topic identified by structural indicators; does it clearly demonstrate how/why it proves a portion of the thesis rational; is the ST historically accurate?; does not contain vague/generalized statements?

5.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIs the sub topic identified by structural indicators; does it clearly demonstrate how/why it proves a portion of the thesis rational; is the ST historically accurate?; does not contain vague/generalized statements?

5.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIs the sub topic identified by structural indicators; does it clearly demonstrate how/why it proves a portion of the thesis rational; is the ST historically accurate?; does not contain vague/generalized statements?

5.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

5.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the topic sentence restate subtopic 1, taken directly for the thesis paragraph essay map and does the subtopic clearly demonstrate support for a portion of the thesis rational?

2.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

2.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the body paragraph include at least 3 specific examples that are clearly identified and linked to analysis that works to prove the topic sentence? Does the paragraph AVOID using secondary source quotes as evidence?

10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the body paragraph contain detailed analysis linked to specific examples; Is the analysis provided original and not based on secondary sources?

10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the topic sentence restate subtopic 2, taken directly for the thesis paragraph essay map and does the subtopic clearly demonstrate support for a portion of the thesis rational?

2.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

2.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the body paragraph include at least 3 specific examples that are clearly identified and linked to analysis that works to prove the topic sentence? Does the paragraph AVOID using secondary source quotes as evidence?

10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the body paragraph contain detailed analysis linked to specific examples; Is the analysis provided original and not based on secondary sources?

10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the topic sentence restate subtopic 3, taken directly for the thesis paragraph essay map and does the subtopic clearly demonstrate support for a portion of the thesis rational?

2.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

2.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the body paragraph include at least 3 specific examples that are clearly identified and linked to analysis that works to prove the topic sentence? Does the paragraph AVOID using secondary source quotes as evidence?

10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the body paragraph contain detailed analysis linked to specific examples; Is the analysis provided original and not based on secondary sources?

10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the conclusion articulate how/why the essay proved the thesis?

4.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

4.0 pts

Total Points: 100.0

 
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