* THE PAPER WILL BE 3 PAGES IN LENGTHâ€¦
- STUDENTS WILL CHOOSE FROM ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CONTROVERSIAL HISTORICAL TOPICS AND WRITE A 3 PAGE OPINION PAPER. STUDENTS MUST â€œTAKE A SIDEâ€ ON THIS TOPIC AND OFFER THEIR OPINIONâ€¦ THIS IS NOT JUST A HISTORY REPORT- IT REQUIRES THAT THE STUDENT TAKE A POSITION ON THE HISTORICAL EVENT/TOPIC.
Students should PICK ONE TOPIC:
1. Was the United States justified in bombing Hiroshima/Nagasaki during WWII?
2. Was the putting of Japanese Americans in Internment Camps justified during WWII?
3. Was John F. Kennedy assassinated by a lone assassin or was it a conspiracy?
4. Was the invasion of Iraq after the 9/11 NY bombing justified?
5. Did Franklin D. Rooseveltâ€™s New Deal really help end the Great Depression?
YOUR PAPER MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
- A SUMMARY OF THE HISTORICAL EVENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE EVENT (WHAT IS THE EVENT ABOUT? WHAT HAPPENED?)- IN THE INTRODUCTION
- YOUR OPINON ON THE QUESTION- IN THE INTRODUCTION
- MUST HAVE AT LEAST 3 HISTORICAL FACTS THAT SUPPORT YOUR OPINION- IN THE FORM OF QUOTES- CITED IN MLA FORMAT- THE QUOTES MUST NOT BE JUST GENERAL QUOTES ABOUT THE TOPIC. THEY MUST REINFORCE AND SUPPORT YOUR ARGUMENT!!
- MUST INCLUDE ONE FULL PARAGRAPH THAT SUMMARIZES THE OPPOSING VIEWPOINT FROM YOURS AND WHY YOU THINK IT IS INCORRECT
- A â€œWorks Citedâ€ page (with at least 3 different types of sources)
****** The paper MUST be turned in on time â€¦ No late papers will be accepted!!! Please begin the paper WEEKS BEFORE THE DUE- DATE in case of unforeseen family, work, personal emergencies. Please make sure to TYPE your paper using MLA FORMATâ€¦