For your Final Projectyou may write a paper or create a PowerPoint presentation.
If you choose to write a paper it must befour to five pages in length plus a title page and reference list formatted according to APA style.
If you choose to create a PowerPoint projectit must be 12 to 15 slides plus a title slide and a reference slide formatted according to APA style. Be sure to save your presentation as a PDF
oPlease note that whether you choose to write a paper or create a PowerPoint presentation you must properly cite your sources according to APA style.
To complete this project
Choose fromoneof thetopics below and analyze its history from1877 to the present.
Selectfour specific events or developments that span the years covered by this course based on their impact on the topic.Two of the events must be from before 1945andtwo events must be from after 1945.Youmust assess how the events in relationship to the topic changed over time and explain how the changes occurred.Please refer back to your Week Three Assignment consider your instructors comments and make any necessary revisions.
Write an introduction with a thesis. Your thesis should summarize the main conclusions that you discovered while researching your topic and that you will support with a logical argument based on evidence (sources).Please refer back to your Week Three Assignment consider your instructors comments and make any necessary revisions to your thesis statement.
Connect each of the events or developments you have chosen back to your main thesis. The information presented must be organized and in chronological order.
You must use atleast foursourcesin your paper other than the textbook withat least twoprimary sourcesand at least twosecondary sources.(See attached file on primary and secondary sources)Please refer back to your Week Three Assignment consider your instructors comments and make any necessary revisions.( see attached file on feedback)
Choose one of the following topics:
African Americans( This is the topic I have choosen)
For example a student writing a paper about the topic African Americans might choose the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Power Movement as two of their events. In that case the paper would provide a description of the two movements. It would explain what each one revealed about the role of African Americans in broader American society in respectively the 1920s and the late 1960s explain how and why the roles of African Americans in the 1920s differed from their roles in the late 1960s and explain how events in the 1920s may have contributed to developments in the later decade.
Writing the Final ProjectThe Final Project
Must include a separate title page with the following:
oTitle of project
oCourse name and number
Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
Must use at least four scholarly resources other than the textbook including a minimum of two primary sources..
Must document all sources including images in APA style
Must include a separate reference page formatted according to APA style
If you choose to create a PowerPoint presentation:You should use visual elements to contribute to your explanation of the topic. PowerPoint presentations should avoid plagiarism and have proper APA citations for all source material either in the note section at the bottom of each slide or on the last slide of the show indicating sources for each slide. The final slide must be a correctly formatted reference list containing all of your sources. You may use non-scholarly sources for your images but not for the text of the presentation. Make sure to pay attention to color and style. You will need to save your PowerPoint presentation as a PDF
Before submitting your Final Project you may want to view theSample Paperand/or theSample Presentation.