HIST 105 Take-home essay Fall 11

HIST 105 Take-home essay Fall 11 - HIST 105-X Fall 2011...

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HIST 105-X Fall 2011 D.Bouquet 1 Essay question Length: 3-4 pages (between 900 – 1,200 words) Font: Arial, 12 pts, Margins: 1’’ by 1.25’’ (US Letter format) Line spacing: 2 Based on your readings and lecture notes, answer the following questions: Would you argue that the world was global between 1450 and 1750? No matter your opinion, provide precise elements (from the lecture, the book, or the documents) that substantiate your claim. The essay is due on Tuesday, September 27 by class time. You must submit one (1) electronic copy on SafeAssign. Make sure your name is on your essay. As indicated on the syllabus, this essay is worth 10 % of your final grade. Not submitting it will result in an overall failing grade for this class
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HIST 105-X Fall 2011 D.Bouquet 2 For Historical Essays Your essay will be graded based on the four following criterions: ARGUMENTATION: is there a thesis? Is it clearly stated in the introduction? What are the arguments that support the thesis? Do they support the thesis? Are they clearly explained and connected with each other? Is there too many quotations, and not enough explanation? Is the paper overall convincing? CONTENT:
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