Thursday, November 30, 2006

What happened to the US in Vietnam: an essay due Tues, Dec 5

Hanoï Temple
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This week we will culminate our study of Vietnam and the Vietnam conflict by composing a brief essay. Due Tues, the essay will be based on the 5 presidents Timeline and other notes.

Please attend to ...
- Snammy title.
- explanatory subtitle.
- colorful opening.
- logical order.
- specific examples (ie, "It was the longest war in US history." Make sure you add "US troops were involved on Vietnamese soil from 1954 to 1975."
- documentation: use "according to ..." in first paragraph.

In class we will write an outline and draft. At home students will be expected to write and type the 1-page essay.
15 pts.