Need help writing this History essay please. Need to have at least 9 footnotes a

Need help writing this History essay please.
Need to have at least 9 footnotes and written with Turabian citations
Here is the book we use, it is all online
chapters 10, 12, and 13.


Discuss the key social, economic and political changes over time from the 1770s to the 1860s.  Successful will consider the idea of who is an American and arguments over America’s destiny, the changes wrought by the market revolution, and the arguments over the role of the federal government.

This essay must utilize documentary evidence assigned in this course module for some of your evidence. Be sure to use the Rule of Three in this assignment.  You should have an intro with thesis statement, at least three paragraphs in the body (one for each point of the thesis) and a conclusion.  The best way to organize is to use political, economic, and social as your thesis points.

Grading Guidelines

The assignment is worth up to 100 points.  The following factors are taken into account when we grade:

THESIS – Do you have a well thought out and clear thesis in your introduction?  Does it provide a “roadmap” for your essay? Does each paragraph of the body have its own thesis?

EVIDENCE – You must have solid evidence for each point you raise in the thesis of the paragraph of the body.  Evidence is not simply a statement, there must be an explanation of how that evidence supports the thesis statement. You must provide a MINIMUM of THREE pieces of evidence in support of your argument in each paragraph of the body.

Example:  If you were writing a paragraph on the causes of the Cold War, you might use the Baruch Plan as an example.  Simply writing “the Baruch Plan was a cause of the Cold War” in your paragraph would not adequately support an argument and would not earn a very high grade.  However, the following sentences would be analytical and earn a higher grade:

“One cause of the Cold War was the failure of the United States and the Soviet Union to agree upon a plan for nuclear disarmament after World War II.  The Baruch Plan, presented by the US, would maintain the American atomic weapon advantage for the foreseeable future.  This played into Stalin’s suspicions of the Americans’ true motivations toward the USSR.”

You should have a minimum of three pieces of evidence in support of the thesis for each paragraph of the body. 


Is your argument clear and does it make sense?  Is it historically accurate?  Does your evidence prove your point? Do you fully analyze change over time and explain why and how the change occured?


Have you properly cited? Have you used the format required in this course (modified Turabian).  You must also FOOTNOTE (see information about creating a footnote in Word given at the beginning of the course).  Parenthetical cites are NOT allowed.  No research allowed, so no outside sources.


Is the journal entry up to college standards for grammar and spelling?


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