9 pages, 24 hrs

Number of sources: 6

Topic: 20TH CENTURY history

Type of document: Research Paper

Academic Level:Undergraduate

Number of Pages: 9 (Double Spaced)

Category: History

Language Style: English (U.S.)

Writing Style: APA

Order Instructions:

3 delieverables for this paper:
short essay defending why the even is significant
annotated biblyography
apa essay 8-10 pages
please REVIEW THE following specifics:

Objective
This course culminates with an original research paper based on your historical research. The purpose of this paper is to identify and analyze a historical event using concepts learned in class.
Guidelines
Identify a significant historical event that occurred during the 20th century that has had positive and/or negative consequences (e.g. the Truman Doctrine, the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, 9/11, the war in Afghanistan, etc.), and defend your selection as a significant contemporary event. The paper should include the following.
• Identify and describe the historical event. 
• Analyze the historical and contemporary causes of the event. 
• Analyze different historical interpretations of the event. 
• Evaluate the positive and negative outcomes of the event.
The Final Paper should be 8–10 pages in length and use proper APA formatting.
Deliverables
Week 2: Selection and Defense of Topic
Students will identify a significant historical event and briefly defend why the event is significant and worthy of study.
The topic selection and defense is due at the end of this week. See Syllabus Due Dates for Assignments & Exams for due date information.
Week 5: Annotated Bibliography
This week, you will complete the annotated bibliography for your research paper. An annotated bibliography looks like a standard APA bibliography with the addition of annotations (2–3 sentence descriptions of how the source will contribute to your paper) after each bibliographic entry. 
You are required to find ten references, five of which need to be scholarly, and provide annotations for all ten. All references must be cited in APA format. An approximate length for this bibliography is between 1–3 pages. Submit this assignment in a Word document. The annotated bibliography is due at the end of this week. 
See Syllabus Due Dates for Assignments & Exams for due date information.
Week 7: Final Submission
The Final Research Paper is due at the end of this week. 
See Syllabus Due Dates for Assignments & Exams for due date information.
Grading Rubrics
Assessment Categories Point Value Points Earned Comments
Thesis: Thesis statement includes author’s assertion on topic; purpose clearly established and sustained; details effective, specific, relevant; may contain order of main points; 20
Content & Organization: Clear intro, body, conclusion; writing structured to enhance meaning; developmental paragraphs contain a specific topic sentence that unifies with the thesis and at least 3 support sentences that are specific facts, examples, reasons, statistics, etc, and a concluding sentence; smooth, seamless transitions; 100
Sentence Fluency and Voice: Variation in pacing, sentence structure, and length that adds interest, flow to text; strong control over simple and complex sentence structures. Papers are individual, personal, and compelling. 30
Grammar Conventions and Presentation: Few or no mechanical, grammatical, or usage errors; varied and skillful use of conventions; little or no need for editing. Consistent paragraphing. 30
Citations: Reference list and in-text citations are present and correctly formatted in APA style. 20
TOTAL POINTS
200 0

Best Practices
The following are the best practices in preparing this paper. All papers should follow the basic guidelines and formatting methods, as set forth by APA. Your essay should include three major sections: the title page, main body, and references.
• Title Page – The title page should contain the title of the paper, the author’s name, and the institutional affiliation. 
• Main Body – The main body of the paper should include an inviting introduction with a thesis statement, the body of the paper, and a satisfactory conclusion. The paper should be focused and on target, where all content adds to the whole. Papers at the highest grade level are ready to publish and demonstrate an above-average proficiency in English. 
• References – All references must follow APA guidelines. See the Syllabus for more information about proper APA citation.

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