Current Events assignment- AP World History

  • Current Events Assignment

    Find an article that concerns the United States: domestic or foreign policy or issue

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    Attach the article to a one page, typed (12 font, 1 inch margin, and New Times Roman) paper.

    This paper must include:

    Title of the Article:



    Gist (or the summary): 6-8 sentences

    Synthesize: Connect the article to a historical period.  This should not simply be a reference, but an analysis of a similiar idea, concept or theme from U.S. History.

    Historical Context: Place the article in the larger context of U.S. history.  You should be able to cite two sources to support the data/details you place in this paragraph.