history assignment about "Chapter I - The American Crisis - December 23, 1776"

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READ THIS LINK BELOW AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS. 

 

http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/documents/1776-1785/thomas-paine-american-crisis/chapter-i---the-american-crisis---december-23-1776.php

 

As you prepare to write this essay, please consider the following:

  1. Context: When and why was this piece written?
  2. What are the main ideas of the piece (stated in your own words)?
  3. Content and presentation:  
    1. Does the author provide adequate evidence to support his or her contentions? Is the reasoning valid?
    2. What form does the author use: Essay, letter, speech? Why is this appropriate to the content?
    • Does the author use any rhetorical devices such as repetition, metaphor, or imagery to re-enforce the content?

The essay should be 500 words long, written in 3rd person, properly formatted and documented in MLA style, and contain:

  • An introduction with a clear and specific thesis statement.
  • Body paragraphs providing examples (with appropriate MLA documentation) and discussions of inherent American values as reflected in context, ideas, content, and presentation. 
  • A conclusion that wraps up the essay without being redundant or introducing new ideas.
  • A proper Works Cited page
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