H173_Interpretive_Paper_Spr2010

H173_Interpretive_Paper_Spr2010 - Guidelines for...

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1 Guidelines for Interpretive Essay History 173, Spring 2010 February, 2010 Paper Due Date : Wednesday, March 24 Preparing to write On Monday, 3/15, I will ask each of you to speak for five minutes on the sources you have chosen. You do not have to submit anything in writing on this day. Format 5 pages Times, 12 One-inch margins on all sides One-sided Double-spaced Specify a title for the paper Underline the sentence(s) that states the argument in the first paragraph of your paper Description You will use a total of five primary sources to write this paper. Choose only from the primary sources assigned in class, and select those that will best make your case. Consider carefully the order in which you will discuss each source in your paper. Of course, you may use any secondary sources or lecture notes to develop your paper. Address one of the following questions: What combination of material conditions and/or ideological motives created conflict in sixteenth and/or seventeenth-century America? What did freedom mean to different groups of people in sixteenth and/or seventeenth-century America? Rough Drafts I am more than happy to look at multiple rough drafts via email or in person but you need to give me a full week to provide feedback. You may send me an excerpt from your paper, the introductory paragraph, or you may ask me the best way to incorporate your source. Beginning the Interpretive Essay If the essay question was the following :
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2 What did “captivity” mean to different groups of people in seventeenth-century America? Your first paragraph could look like the following
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