For this assignment, discuss six (or
more) related events and developments that relate to Immigrants in America that
affected their lives. Three of these events/developments must be from the years
1865-1920 and three of these events/developments must from the years 1920-present.
Then find at least two primary sources and four other sources for a total of
six sources. A maximum of two of your sources can be videos. Any sources that
are not primary sources or videos must be scholarly sources.
Please remember that primary sources are
documents or artifacts that were created at the time of a historical event or
by someone who personally experienced a historical event. Primary sources can
be newspaper or magazine articles, books, letters, speeches, photographs, oral
histories, paintings, or any other record of a historical event.
For this assignment:
State the thesis.*
Write one page identifying and
explaining the events that you plan to discuss in the Paper.
Create an annotated bibliography with a
short (one to two paragraphs) annotation for each source.**
You must use at least six sources other
than the textbook to support claims.
You must use at least two primary
You may use no more than two videos.
Any source that is not a primary source
or a video must be a scholarly secondary source from the Ashford University
Properly cite your sources within the
text of your paper and on the references page.
Be three pages in length and formatted
according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
*Thesis statement: the thesis should be
a one- or two-sentence summary of the main conclusions that you drew while
researching the topic and that you will support in the paper by constructing a
logical argument based on evidence (sources).
**Annotated Bibliography: To create an
annotated bibliography, list each source in full APA reference format. Then,
beneath each source write a one- or two-paragraph explanation of the important
information in the source and how you plan to use it in the paper. The annotations
must be in your own words. It is not acceptable to copy and paste the abstract
or any other text. You must have annotations for all six sources. Use the