The essay writing assignment is to develop a 2-3 page (Times Roman, 12pt font, double-spaced, 1″ margins)
analyses of the question above. Reference pages are not included in overall page length
This is your chance to explain who you believe was responsible for starting the American Revolution and why. There are no right or wrong answers, rather I will be looking for how well you support your argument. The material for the paper should come from the assigned readings, class discussions and outside research.
This section is where you will lay out for the reader your question at issue you intend to
address, present your thesis statement (recommended answer to the question or solution
to the problem), and communicate the main points you will be presenting in the body of
the paper. You should also provide context of the era, what’s going on in Colonial Society prior to the war’s start
The purpose of the Body of the essay is to present the pieces of evidence that
support your essay, and to deal with any evidence to the contrary. The body must
convince the reader of the validity of your hypothesis by developing an argument,
and in order to be effective an argument contains several main points supported by
evidence. Each main point of your argument with supporting evidence ideally
constitutes one fully developed paragraph.
This section should simply summarize the question at issue, thesis statement and main
points. I should have a clear sense of the logic of your paper.
The paper must follow MLA guidelines and be free of typographical, spelling and grammatical errors.