the 20th century was the american century assess the validity of this statement

“The 20th-Century was the American Century!”—Assess the validity of this statement

Follow the directions for writing a Social Science essay. Incorporate Taking Sides, lecture, text and documentaries into your response to support your thesis. Be creative when taking a position and avoid 1st person, using quotes as a source of authority, and broad based generalized statements. This assignment consists of your ability to respond to a “wide-open” question associated with United States History in the 20th Century.

Minimum 5 paragraphs (Intro, Body 1, Body 2, Body 3, Conclusion)

DIRECTIONS FOR WRITING A SOCIAL SCIENCE ESSAY…

SS Essay Rubric

Does the paragraph begin with detailed historically accurate context associated with the topic question?

Does the paragraph provide complexity which articulates both Taking Sides author’s POV separately?

Does the paragraph contain an underlined Opinion- Because-3 Part Rational that does not contain 1st person references; states the author’s own opinion; contains a complex rational that can easily be expanded into three sub topics?

Is the sub topic identified by structural indicators; does it clearly demonstrate how/why it proves a portion of the thesis rational; is the ST historically accurate?; does not contain vague/generalized statements?

Is the sub topic identified by structural indicators; does it clearly demonstrate how/why it proves a portion of the thesis rational; is the ST historically accurate?; does not contain vague/generalized statements?

Is the sub topic identified by structural indicators; does it clearly demonstrate how/why it proves a portion of the thesis rational; is the ST historically accurate?; does not contain vague/generalized statements?

Does the topic sentence restate subtopic 1, taken directly for the thesis paragraph essay map and does the subtopic clearly demonstrate support for a portion of the thesis rational?

Does the body paragraph include at least 3 specific examples that are clearly identified and linked to analysis that works to prove the topic sentence? Does the paragraph AVOID using secondary source quotes as evidence?

Does the body paragraph contain detailed analysis linked to specific examples; Is the analysis provided original and not based on secondary sources?

Does the topic sentence restate subtopic 2, taken directly for the thesis paragraph essay map and does the subtopic clearly demonstrate support for a portion of the thesis rational?

Does the body paragraph include at least 3 specific examples that are clearly identified and linked to analysis that works to prove the topic sentence? Does the paragraph AVOID using secondary source quotes as evidence?

Does the body paragraph contain detailed analysis linked to specific examples; Is the analysis provided original and not based on secondary sources?

Does the topic sentence restate subtopic 3, taken directly for the thesis paragraph essay map and does the subtopic clearly demonstrate support for a portion of the thesis rational?

Does the body paragraph include at least 3 specific examples that are clearly identified and linked to analysis that works to prove the topic sentence? Does the paragraph AVOID using secondary source quotes as evidence?

Does the body paragraph contain detailed analysis linked to specific examples; Is the analysis provided original and not based on secondary sources?

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDoes the conclusion articulate how/why the essay proved the thesis?

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