What They Fought for, 1861-1865

This assignment is for student to understand how Civil War soldiers viewed the Civil War. Students are required to read this book and write an essay comparing both views of these Civil War soldiers.

How do I organize this essay?

This assignment is designed for students to understand how Civil War soldiers viewed the Civil War. Students are required to read this book and write an essay comparing both views of the Civil War soldiers.

How do I organize this essay?

• One introductory paragraph, with a thesis statement.

• One body paragraph describing the views of the soldiers who favored the Civil War.

• One body paragraph describing the views of soldiers who were against the Civil War.

• One body paragraph describing the views of soldiers who had mixed views on the Civil War.

• One concluding paragraph with the student’s opinion siding with one of the soldier’s opinions.

• All paragraphs must have no less than 4 footnotes, with 5 or more sentences.

How will I be graded on this essay?

· Graded per Essay (MS Word Document) Format on this syllabus, so follow those directions.

· No quoting or Incorrect essay formatting, or a book review (75 points deduction),

· No footnotes (50 points deduction), incorrect footnote formatting.

· Points deducted for the use of outside sources. No outside sources can be used.