PLEASE ADD FOOTNOTES *** essay should not focus on the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
What has been the single most important aspect of American life in which legal equality has been advanced since 1970? Second, which two tactics have been most successful in reducing legal discrimination? Third, what is the biggest barrier to legal equality in the United States today?
Before you write, you should organize your ideas by brainstorming and taking notes**
Each paper should have
–Arguments that answer all of the above questions
–A summary of the arguments addressing all of the above questions in a 2-4 sentence thesis statement that appears underlined and at the end of your introductory first paragraph. An argument, by definition, must be an evidence-based interpretation that allows for a counter-argument,
–A topic sentence at the first sentence of each paragraph that summarizes the overall argument of that paragraph. Consider doing a reverse outline of your paper after you complete your first draft to confirm that your topic sentences achieve this goal:
–A minimum of seven pieces of evidence, at least four of which must come from our class syllabus You may also use up to three outside academic and footnoted sources,
HERE ARE THE 4 CLASSROOM SOURCES:
PLEASE ADD OUTSIDE SOURCES ***
essay should not focus on the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
The footnote format you should use is: Author(s), Title (Place of publication: publisher, year), page numbers.
For example: Jane Doe, History of Baltimore (New York: Penguin Press, 2018), 24-25.
For a viewing, the format is: Director, Title, year, point in time in the video. For example: Jane Doe, Historic Movie, 2015, 23:45.
–1,650 to 1,900 double-spaced words (excluding footnotes)
–A conclusion paragraph in which you restate your main arguments