Greetings! The purpose of this research guide is to provide you with tools to assist you in the following:
Research Paper Instructions
Worth: 50 points
As you know, the US Treasury recently announced that by 2020 a woman will appear on the $10 bill. No official candidates have yet been announced, but who better to choose than students in a Women’s History class?
Your assignment is to choose the woman YOU think most deserves to appear on the currency. So far, the US Treasury has announced the following requirements for the woman who will appear on the $10 bill:
With these parameters, your assignment is to select the best candidate. You may select any woman we have studied in class- either in lecture, film, or textbook. Your paper should introduce the reader to the woman but the emphasis should be on her representation of “democracy” and why she is the best person to appear on the $10 bill.
-Use MLA format to parenthetically cite quotations
- Include a works cited page in MLA format with at least four academic sources
-Minimum 800 words, not counting title, name, date, etc.
-Submit to www.turnitin.com
- See Rubric in attached document!
History Class ID: 12440323
Assignment: Ten Dollar
Due: by May 8, 2016 at 11:59 pm
*Late papers will lose 10% per day
If you have not used turnitin.com before, it is very easy to use. Please make an account soon, and see me if you have any trouble. You do not need to turn in a hard copy to me, but keep in mind that it is YOUR responsibility to ensure successful submission (keep a copy of the submission receipt). Please note that turnitin.com is an anti-plagiarism website. Any originality report over 30% may be subject to loss of points. An originality report over 50% is an automatic 0/50 for the assignment. For research assistance or MLA help, please consult this online research guide and always feel free to ask any reference librarian for help! For assistance in writing your paper please see the Writing Center on the 3rd floor of the LLR.
In case you missed it, here is the video that was discussed in class:
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