essays on immigrants, city life, or progressive reforms.
Students will be able to construct an argument using primary sources on a specific historical notion. Students are allowed to focus essays on immigrants, city life, or progressive reforms.
2. Construct a thesis with historical judgment, using an explanation of causality, or a claim about significance.
3. Construct paragraphs by theme and argument
4. Use specific evidence to support claims made in the essay. Use two immigrant accounts form this primary source collection. The ones you pick are up to you:
The Life Stories of Undistinguished Americans As Told by Themselves. Edited by Hamilton Holt,
with an Introduction by Edwin E. Slosson. New York: JAMES POTT & COMPANY,
You can find it here: https://archive.org/details/lifestoriesundis00holtrich/page/n4