Objective: Students will expand their knowledge on a specific historical event or phenomena by investigating a research question using library research and sources.
The topics to choose from are:
Indentured Servitude during the 16th and 17th centuries in the Americas
The Slavery Trade Triangle
The Tobacco based Economy of the Virginia Colony
The Colombian Exchange
Students are to select a topic from above and write a relevant research question as the basis of their research/writing assignment by next Tuesdays class, Sept. 6, 2016. The research question should not be one that is answerable by a simple YES or NO; usually those that start with Do Instead, use what, how, and why type questions. Instructor must approve both the topics and questions prior to beginning any library research.
Required Resources: You should consult at least three other credible resources.
Length: This essay/research writing assignment should be at least four (4) pages long, not including a title and a bibliography pages. You should have an introduction, where you state your question, body, and conclusion. It should be double-spaced and a 12 size font, preferably Times New Roman or Calibri. Do not use fancier font styles.