Select an event, incident, a legislative action, or related marked historical moment in the years up until the American Civil War

Research Requirements:1.    You will need to use at least two (2) primary sources for your research topic.  (See below for definitions of a primary source)2.    You will need to use at least three (3) secondary sources for your research topic.  (See below for definitions of a secondary source).  Preference is for academic articles found in scholarly journals.  Online sources must be pre-approved by your instructor before use within your paper.3.    Your textbook cannot be used as a source, as it is a tertiary source.4.    You will also need to find at least one image that is relevant to your research topic.  This image can be either a primary or secondary source, although a primary source image is preferred.  5.    If you are using a secondary source image, it should be an image that is created for academic purposes to help support your research (a modern map, etc).Writing Requirements:1.    Your essay should be a minimum of 1000 words.  This word count does not include any cover sheet wording, your footnotes/endnotes, or your works cited/bibliography page.2.    Your essay must be formatted using 1 margins for all margins (top, bottom, left and right).3.    Your essay should be typed using 12pt. Times New Roman font.4.    Your essay needs to be double-spaced.


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