Throughout this course, we will frequently talk about how history can be good, bad, ugly, and awesome. Furthermore, because history does not happen in a vacuum, we will continuously look for the connections between historical events and contemporary experiences. For your first Critical Thinking Essay, consider this general concept and select one event in history that was good, bad, ugly, OR awesome.
For your Critical Thinking Essay #1, use the following format:
Paragraph 1: Introduction
Paragraph 2: Provide a brief overview of the event.
Paragraph 3: Explain why it is important that we study this event.
Paragraph 4: Discuss how this event is connected to society/events of today.
Paragraph 5: Conclusion
Paper length: 500 words
Think about effective word economy. Concise, critical analysis of content.
Required resources: One resource from the PSC Database Collection
No general encyclopedias
Required format: APA, MLA, or Turabian/Chicago Style
Title page, Body/Content, Citations, Bibliography/Reference List required
First person verbiage is permitted for this essay. Remember, when offering your opinion in an academic writing, make sure that you absolutely back it up with facts and evidence from experts…not just more opinion.