Students must submit one of these identification terms in paragraph form through the Assignments Tab if Canvas by the deadline specified in the Syllabus and in Assignments. It is worth thirty points. Be sure to cite properly, as per the MLA Format every time that any information is directly copied (and quotation marks are needed), paraphrased (writing someone else’s ideas in your own words) or for any facts that are not common knowledge (like “the sky is blue”). Be sure to provide a works cited section with a bibliographic citation of each source used; Be sure to include the Date Accessed is the date that YOU previewed a particular website or watched a YouTube video because website/video content can change. As per the syllabus, students must use a minimum of two sources, that are to be cited in the body of the paragraph as well as the works cited section for that identification term to be counted for a grade. For more information, please consult the “Weekly Assignments” section of the syllabus.
Please note that the textbook is an acceptable source for all of the identification terms:
David Shi, America: A Narrative History, Volume 1, Eleventh Edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2019.
Identification Terms For Chapter 5:
The Battle of King’s Mountain
Write a paragraph describing the setting of this battle, including such factors as when and where it took place, as well as the names of the leaders of each side and the nationality were the troops on each side. Write a second paragraph that describes the main events and consequences of this battle.
History.com Editors, “Battle of King’s Mountain.” History, A&E Television Networks October 8, 2019.
https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-of-kings-mountain Date Accessed:
No Author or Date Listed: “King’s Mountain.” American Battlefield Trust. https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/kings-mountain
Dean, Philip, “Battle of King’s Mountain South Carolina.” Dean Communications April 8, 2018.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SiyvqJKlTU Date Accessed:
Write a paragraph about her identity and background and another paragraph about her poetry.
No Author or Date Listed: “Phillis Wheatley.” Poetryfoundation.org. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/phillis-wheatley
The Biography.com Editors, “Phillis Wheatley-Poems, Quotes, and Facts.” The Biography.com Website, A&E Television Networks
March 2, 2020. https://www.biography.com/writer/phillis-wheatley Date Accessed:
On the Shoulders of Giants, “Phillis Wheatley: African-American Author.” On the Shoulders of Giants April 27, 2016.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lXXukDoHl4 Date Accesse