Industrial Revolution Paper Assignment

U.S. History II   

Industrial Revolution Paper Assignment

Students write one 800-1000 word paper, not more, not less, based on the prompt below. The final word count must be at the end of the essay. Use Font size 12, times new roman, double spaced. This is an examination and analysis of the two sources, and the two sources only, so avoid using outside material or material from the lecture since this may cause you to try to prove things that are not in the sources.   Have an intro, a body, a conclusion. Have a thesis statement, and use the sources and your analysis to prove your point, your thesis. The essay must be based on the sources, and students must use examples and citations from the sources to formulate and defend their argument. Use citations from the sources to support your argument, for example (Crane, Ch. 2; Hine p. 3), but don’t go overboard. Excessive or large quotes are not acceptable. Find only that part of the quote that gets to your point and use that. Be sure to explain to your reader how your evidence supports your point. No cover page or bibliography is needed. Put you name on it. The paper is due by midnight February 1st.  Students must submit a copy on Blackboard as a Microsoft Word attachment on the date due. Papers turned in incorrectly or after the due date will receive a substantial grading penalty. There will be no exceptions, unless approved by the instructor beforehand. Plagiarism will not be tolerated; plagiarized papers will receive a zero. Plagiarism is a direct violation of intellectual and academic honesty. Although it exists in many forms, all plagiarism refers to the same act: representing somebody else’s words or ideas as one’s own. The most extreme forms of plagiarism are those of material authored by another person or obtained from a commercial source, or the use of passages copied word for word without acknowledgement. Exact words from a source must be in quotes and cited, or it will be considered plagiarism. Paraphrasing an author’s idea or