Research Paper Assignment
SS 5.2 I can explain the post-Civil War causes of the Industrial Revolution and examine its impact on American culture.
EN 3.1, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Your paper will address this big question with evidence from multiple sources:
How did ____________impact American society?
Sources: Complete a final works cited and submit on google docs, but write here first, if you would like. You must use 4 sources, including the textbook, a book and a primary source.
Research questions: Gather at least 6 pieces of evidence from your research that addresses each of the following topics:
Source check Feb. 12
Thesis check Feb 17
Notes check Feb 18
Paper: due March 1st
Magazine, newspaper and journal articles. Offers some primary sources
Great for general knowledge on all subjects
Biography in Context
Especially useful for finding information on specific people who were influential in this era
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Of particular interest in the Gale Virtual Reference Library is the 4 volume "Guilded Age and Progressive Era Reference Library", "American Eras: Primary Sources 1878-1899", and "Industrial Revolution Reference Library"