Need help with my History question - I’m studying for my class.
Students will view these films and then create a researched and supported argument. The key questions are given above. All of them revolve around the issue of doing “good history.” Each one of them requires an answer to the question and then support of your answer. Why do you say that?
You will not be able to say everything there is to say about these films, so you will want to pick a particular theme or issue (characters, events, idea, etc) and make that the focus of your argument about the films as good historical analyses.
In order to do this and have a verifiable argument, you will need to have a minimum of five sources (three of which MUST be academic sources).
Each argument is to be a minimum of 5 pages (1250 words). This does not include a title page, charts/photos, and Assignment submission checklist: Formatting
1” margin (both sides, top, and bottom)
Times Roman 12-point font
Includes the following information, double-spaced, in the top, left-hand side of the page, each item on one line: Line 1: Complete names and student numbers of all participants; Line 2: Instructor’s name; Line 3: Course title, number, and section; Line 4: date of submission; (for a sample, please see https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/13...
No extra space between paragraphs (indicate new paragraphs by indenting the first line of each paragraph)
Justify the left margin but not the right
Include your name(s) and the page number in the upper right corner
Title (hopefully more than simply “Assignment 1) in the centre position above the first line of the
Has a bibliography in Chicago style
Introduction begins by providing relevant contextual (background) information
Introduction ends with a clear thesis statement (see above for the phrasing I require)
Thesis statement is not a fact or an opinion, but a clear argument about the topic
Each of the paragraphs begins with a topic sentence
Topic sentences are not statements of fact. Rather, they are debatable/arguable statements.
5 Conclusion does not merely restate the thesis. Rather, it suggests why this argument is important
Quotations are used to support the argument
Quotations are properly cited
Paragraphs do not begin or end with quotations
Quotations are introduced with appropriate contextualisation and signal phrasing. They are then
followed with analysis
Unnecessary words in the quotation are replaced with elipses (...)