The Cold War

Please don’t use any outside source accept the americanyawp and the primary source that has assigned.
Instructions: For this essay, you will write a 2 to 3 page primary source analysis essay on the Cold War era in American history. First, read Chapter 25, “The Cold War,” in American Yawp. Then, pick one primary source from Chapter 25 of the American Yawp “Primary Source Reader.” Here is the question I want you to analyze in your essay: Why is your primary source so important for understanding the significance of the Cold War in American history?

As always, your essay should be double-spaced and use 12 point font. Please upload your essays onto Blackboard as Word documents.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Structuring Your Essay:

I. Introduction

A. Explain your topic and source and make your main argument or thesis statement.

II. First Main Paragraph

A. Explain the historical context of the Cold War and how your primary source fits in.

III. Second Main Paragraph

A. Make your first point about why your primary source is so important for understanding the significance of the Cold War in American history.

IV. Third Main Paragraph

A. Make your second point . . .

V. Conclusion

A. Tie together your ideas and reiterate your main argument.

 

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