LA 130- Research PaperFALL 2020Prof. Siciliano
Who is the most courageous person in US History (1492- 1865)?
COURAGEOUS: not deterred by danger or pain; brave.
For your paper you will be selecting and then defending the person that you think is the most courageous in US History in the time frame listed above.
You must select a historical figure from the time frame above and have that person approved by Prof. Siciliano
Research Paper criteria:
**BACKGROUND on your historical figure including important historical events
** STORYTELLING: Include fun and interesting facts about your historical figure. What makes them human and relatable?
**DEFEND why your historical figure is the MOST COURAGEOUS in US History? How does your figure embrace courage and the American spirit?
** OPINION: state your personal opinion and reflect on why you think this person should go down in history as the most courageous person in US History
APA FORMAT: Including title page, abstract, reference page IN-TEXT CITATIONS ARE A MUST!
3-4 Sources Minimum
4-5 Pages of text (not including title page, abstract or reference page)
12 Font, New Times Roman, DOUBLE SPACED, 1 inch margins
Papers must be turned in on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25th via drop box in blackboard
Late papers will lose 10 points
Possible Topic Ideas:
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
Robert E. Lee
Susan B. Anthony