trail of tears
You are required to write an analytical paper on a historical topic of your choice. You are required to
choose a topic within the confines of the course. 1600
-1865. Topics should not be too broad, such as
the American Revolution or the Civil War. You will be graded on your analytical and organization
abilities, as well as your writing and grammar.
Your paper must meet or exceed these minimum requirements.
Minimum of approximately 1,500 words. (I will be checking.) You will l
ose ten points for
every 100 words below the minimum limit.
Your work needs to be cited in Chicago format with footnotes. There will be no excuse for
not having proper citations. There are plenty of materials on my website and the internet on
how to do t
his. No Citations = No Grade
A minimum of three primary sources and four secondary sources
The secondary sources must be journal articles.
Paper must be submitted to Turnitin.com by the time class begins. No Submission = No
Using Quotes –
You may only use two direct quotes in your paper. You will be deducted 5
points for each quote over two.