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Persuasive Essay

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Best and Worst Presidencies Essay (50 points)
Select the best and worst presidencies from the time period we cover in the course (1400-1877). You are to write a persuasive essay providing at least three reasons for your conclusion about each of these two presidencies. You may use these guidelines as you write your essay.

Desired format is to write your introduction, three supporting reasons for one president, three supporting reasons for another president, conclusion. In essense, this is two separate research essays with a common introduction and conclusion. Economic policies and the results from these.

Philosophy of government.
Foreign affairs during the presidency.
How particular policies may have led to future problems or successes. Ethical issues.
These links may be helpful: http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2294 http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2012/07/12/judging-the-presidents This is a tremendous Wikipedia link for information about presidential rankings. Feel free to research and write about other aspects of the administration, if you desire. Essay Criteria:

The introduction and thesis was supported by at least three well-developed ideas/events for each president along with a sound conclusion. Use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation. (20 points). Name and CRN on title page (2 points). You will find your CRN in Pipeline under "My Courses" or on your printed class schedule. 1200+ words in length (10 points)

Double spaced (2 points)
Use at least three sources including one book (e-books and encyclopedia entries are OK), and two primary sources. (9 points) Persuasive Essay
Due Apr 27 by 11:59pm Points 50 Submitting a file upload (Turnitin enabled) Best and Worst Presidencies Essay (50 points)
Select the best and worst presidencies from the time period we cover in the course (1400-1877). You are to write a persuasive essay providing at least three reasons for your conclusion about each of these two presidencies. You may use these guidelines as you write your essay.

Desired format is to write your introduction, three supporting reasons for one president, three supporting reasons for another president, conclusion. In essense, this is two separate research essays with a common introduction and conclusion. Economic policies and the results from these.

Philosophy of government.
Foreign affairs during the presidency.
How particular policies may have led to future problems or successes. Ethical issues.
These links may be helpful: http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2294 http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2012/07/12/judging-the-presidents This is a tremendous Wikipedia link for information about presidential rankings. Feel free to research and write about other aspects of the administration, if you desire. Essay Criteria:

The introduction and thesis was supported by at least three well-developed ideas/events for each president along with a sound conclusion. Use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation. (20 points). Name and CRN on title page (2 points). You will find your CRN in Pipeline under "My Courses" or on your printed class schedule. 1200+ words in length (10 points)

Double spaced (2 points)
Use at least three sources including one book (e-books and encyclopedia entries are OK), and two primary sources. (9 points) Use in-text notation to properly credit your references, according

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