Chapter 10 of Discovering the American Past presents seven interviews of individuals who, in one way or another, participated in the Vietnamese War. Using these interviews as your sources, write an essay that explains what impact the Vietnam War had on American society–both immediate impact and lasting impact.
You should use the H2W essay format, and you MUST use all the interviews to earn an “A” on this assignment.
(Make sure that all the sources from the book), so I upload the chapter 10. if you get anything from out the book ill get zero so make sure the sources from the book
- Recap the event or issue (include who, what, when and where).
Example: On April 19, 1775, Minutemen gathered on the common of Lexington, Massachusetts, encountered a regiment of British soldiers marching toward the town from the Boston road.
- Write a sentence (or sentences) that explains the historical question.
Example: As the British approached, a shot rang out. Ever since that early morning encounter, historians have disagreed about which side fired first.
- Explain why people disagree about the dilemma or event.
Example: Although participants on both sides accused the other soldiers of firing this first shot; . . .
- Write an answer to the historical question, briefly describing why you take the position you do.
Example: . . . the most persuasive and reliable evidence indicates that _______________ was responsible.
- Explain the historical context of your historical question—what is happening that makes your question important?
- Provide a brief narrative of the event or issue in question.
- Introduce the strongest reason that supports your argument.
- Select a quotation or other evidence that will convince a skeptic of your argument (AND state where this evidence comes from).
- Explain HOW your quotation or evidence supports your argument.
- Explain your judgment of (a) the author’s reliability; (b) the influence of context; and/or (c) the quality of the author’s facts and examples.
Other supporting paragraphs:
- Chose other reasons (at least two more) that support your argument.
- Repeat steps 2 to 4 above. Convince someone of that your answer is correct!
- Choose the strongest reason that goes against your argument.
- Select a quotation or other evidence that explains the other perspective.
- Rebut, or reject, the opposing evidence by explaining your judgment of (a) the author’s reliability; (b) the influence of context; and/or (c) the quality of the author’s facts and examples.
- Recap the issue or event.
- Explain why your reader should choose your perspective over another perspective.
- Connect your answer to what was happening in the historical context.