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American Government and Civics Research Paper

Ms. Wendt

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  1. Choose one historical U.S. president (NOT Trump because he is still current events, not history) and research the events and outcomes of their presidency. Then write an essay to answer the following prompt: Was this president’s legacy positive or negative?
  2. Choose any one of the Friday discussion topics from first semester. Turn your one-page opinion paper into a full research essay by doing more in-depth research, finding more sources, and developing a clear argument based on the evidence.

Primary and Secondary Sources

Need a quick reminder of what differentiates a primary source from a secondary source? Here's a concise summary from Bowling Green State University.