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Winter Break Credit Recovery Project        

                          

         PART I

 

Project:

 

                        Write a five paragraph DBQ style essay which addresses the following:

 

Between 1820 - 1860 a variety of events occurred increasing the growing sectionalism between the north and south.

 

Requirements:

 

  • typed, 12 font, double spaced, 1 inch borders
  • cover page
  • Minimum 4 pages ( for intro, 1 page per support, for conclusion)
  • five paragraphs (introduction, 3 supporting paragraphs, conclusion)
  • correct introductory paragraph format

-         historical background

-         connection to thesis

-         thesis

-         support

  • correct support paragraph format

-         detailed description of event

-         explanation of how it supports your thesis

-         transition to next support paragraph

  • conclusion paragraph

-         why is all this important?

-         what did it lead to?

 

         PART II

 

  • Choose three events / people that relate to the question, but who you did not discuss in your essay for Part I
  • Write a supporting paragraph for each event / person

* correct support paragraph format

         detailed description of event

         explanation of how it supports your thesis

         transition to next support paragraph

  • typed, 12 font, double spaced, 1 inch borders
  • Include a visual (picture of the person / copy of the document / etc) for each event or person
  • Minimum 3 pages (1 page each) + visuals