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Choose one of the following characters/perspectives for your editorial: Chinese merchant British merchant Chinese politician British politician As you do your research, look for reasons why your character might support or condemn the opium trade. Then, complete the graphic organizer with examples you gather through your research. Be on the lookout for primary sources such as artwork, official documents, letters, newspaper articles, and religious documents from the time period to support your conclusions. Notes Research Sources (Website, Book, Article, Etc.) Historical perspective Position on the opium trade One strong opposing point
First supporting point Second supporting point Third supporting point This section is worth 20 points. See the scoring rubric below for more details on how you will be graded on your essay. Use your research findings to write an editorial. The editorial should be based on the viewpoint of one of the four perspectives: Chinese merchant, British merchant, Chinese politician, or British politician. Be sure to include specific information to further your argument. Use your graphic organizer to guide you as you write. Keep your focus on making a convincing argument. Your essay should contain the following: 1. A few sentences that introduce the issue 2. A sentence or two that clearly identifies your position 3. At least one strong point in opposition to your position 4. A short rebuttal of that opposing point 5. At least three convincing supporting points for your position 6. A concluding sentence or two 7. A works-cited list: Include a list of all the sources that you used. These should also be cited within the body of your essay using parenthetical citations. Use the MLA Style Guide for your citations.

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