Us history Civil War Essay




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US History Civil War Essay


You will write a five-paragraph essay on the effects of the Civil War. The essay must be typed, double-spaced, and 12-point Times New Roman black font. This is a five-paragraph essay, so it should be about 2-3 pages in length. The essay is due in class on Monday, November 7th . The paper is worth 50 points and there will be a five-point per day penalty for late work. You should primarily use your textbook and class notes to guide you in writing your essay. If you use information from outside of those sources, they info must be properly cited (sources). Note: Avoid 1st person references (I, me, etc).


Use the sheet below as an outline/rough draft.


Question: Discuss the political, social and economic effects of the Civil War.

INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH (#1)

  1. Opening topic sentence for paper:

  2. Preview of topic #1 (political)

  3. Preview of topic #2 (social)

  4. Preview of topic #3 (3rd economic)

  5. Thesis statement (summarizes your main points)


^ BODY PARAGRAPH (#2)

Topic Sentence for paragraph 2: (on political effects)

Evidence/Concrete Detail #1

Evidence/Concrete Detail #2

Evidence/Concrete Detail #3

Significance of Concrete Detail (why are your details important)

Concluding sentence (transition to next topic)

^ BODY PARAGRAPH (#3)

Topic Sentence for paragraph 3: (on social effects)

Evidence/Concrete Detail #1

Evidence/Concrete Detail #2

Evidence/Concrete Detail #3

Significance of Concrete Details (why are your details important)

Concluding sentence (transition to next topic)

BODY PARAGRAPH (#4)

Topic Sentence for paragraph 4: (on economic effects)

Evidence/Concrete Detail #1

Evidence/Concrete Detail #2

Evidence/Concrete Detail #3

Significance of Concrete Detail (why are your details important)

Concluding sentence (transition to next topic)

CONCLUSION (#5)

Restate thesis in different words.

Review each of your three points (i.e. restate your topic sentences)

Opinion/closing thoughts (don’t forget: NO 1st person, meaning no “I”)

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