Industrialization After the Civil War Thesis and Outline

Jan 23rd, 2015
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Assignment 1.1: Industrialization After the Civil War Thesis and Outline
Due Week 3 and worth 70 points

After the Civil War, the United States became a much more industrialized society. Between 1865 and 1920, industrialization improved American life in many ways. However, industrialization also created problems forAmerican society. Consider events that took place after the Civil War and discuss ways that industrialization affected the U.S. between 1865 and 1920.

For the first part of this assignment you will createa thesis statement. A thesis statement is usually a single sentence somewhere in your first paragraph that presents your main idea to the reader. The body of the essay organizes the material you gather andpresent in support of your main idea. Keep in mind that a thesis is an interpretation of a question or subject, not the subject itself. (Note: Please consult the Purdue OWL Website with tips on how to construct a proper thesis; the website can be found at: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/

For the next part of this assignmentyou will create an outline of the main points you want to address in this paper. This outline will serve as the basis for your Assignment 1.2 Final Draft. (Note: Please use the Purdue Owl Website to assist you with this assignment;this website can be accessed at: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/engagement/2/2/55/

Part 1:
1. Write a thesis statement that is one to two (1-2) sentences long in which you:

  1. State your thesis on how industrialization after the Civil War influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. Justify your response.

Part 2:
2. Write a one to two (1-2) page outline in which you:

  1. Determine three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920 that influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. (Consider issues such as geography, entrepreneurship, legislative representation, etc.)
  1. List five (5) specific groups that were affected by industrialization. Provide two (2) examples for each group describing how the group was affected. (Consider issues such as race, ethnicity, gender, child labor, etc.)
  2. List five (5) ways that industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period.
  3. Use at least three (3) academic references besides or in addition to the textbook. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Identifyand discuss the different ways that the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Industrialization after the Civil War have shaped America’s history.
  • Summarize and discuss the ways that formal policies of government have influenced the direction of historical and social development in the United States.
  • Recognize the major turning points in American history since the Civil War.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in contemporary U.S. history.
  • Write clearly and concisely about contemporary U.S. history using proper writing mechanics.

Points: 70

Assignment 1.1: Industrialization After the Civil War Thesis and Outline

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

Part 1: Write a thesis statement that is one to two (1-2) sentences long in which you:

1a. State your thesis on how industrialization after the Civil War influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. Justify your response.

Weight: 10%

Did not submit or incompletelystated your thesis on how industrialization after the Civil War influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. Did not submit or incompletely justified your response.

Insufficientlystated your thesis on how industrialization after the Civil War influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics.Insufficientlyjustified your response.

Partially stated your thesis on how industrialization after the Civil War influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. Partiallyjustified your response.

Satisfactorilystated your thesis on how industrialization after the Civil War influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics.Satisfactorilyjustified your response.

Thoroughlystated your thesis on how industrialization after the Civil War influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics.Thoroughlyjustified your response.

Part 2: Write a one to two (1-2) page outline in which you:

2a. Determine three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920 that influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics. (Consider issues such as geography, entrepreneurship, legislative representation, etc.)

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely determined three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920 that influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics.  

Insufficiently determined three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920 that influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics.

Partially determined three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920 that influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics.

Satisfactorily determined three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920 that influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics.

Thoroughly determined three (3) major aspects of industrialization between 1865 and 1920 that influenced U.S. society, economy, and politics.

2b. List five (5) specific groups that were affected by industrialization. Provide two (2) examples for each group describing how the group was affected. (Consider issues such as race, ethnicity, gender, child labor, etc.)

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely listed five (5) specific groups that were affected by industrialization. Did not submit or incompletely provided two (2) examples for each group describing how the group was affected.

Insufficiently listed five (5) specific groups that were affected by industrialization. Insufficiently provided two (2) examples for each group describing how the group was affected.

Partially listed five (5) specific groups that were affected by industrialization. Partially provided two (2) examples for each group describing how the group was affected.

Satisfactorily listed five (5) specific groups that were affected by industrialization. Satisfactorily provided two (2) examples for each group describing how the group was affected.

Thoroughly listed five (5) specific groups that were affected by industrialization. Thoroughly provided two (2) examples for each group describing how the group was affected.

2c. List five (5) ways that industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period.

Weight: 20%

Did not submit or incompletely listed five (5) ways that industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period.

Insufficiently listed five (5) ways that industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period.

Partially listed five (5) ways that industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period.

Satisfactorily listed five (5) ways that industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period.

Thoroughly listed five (5) ways that industrialization affected the life of the average working American during this period.

2d. 3 academic references (besides or in addition to the textbook)

Weight: 10%

No references provided

Does not meet the required number of references; all references poor quality choices.

Does not meet the required number of references; some references poor quality choices.

Meets number of required references; most references good quality choices.

Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices.

3. Writing and Presentation of Evidence:

Clarity, logic, writing mechanics, referencing, and APA formatting requirements, including a title page and reference page

Weight: 20%

More than 8 errors present

7-8 errors.

5-6 errors

3-4 errors

0-2 errors



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