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For this assignment you will write a 5-6 page research paper that will be based on one of the historical themes presented throughout the textbook (The History of Florida edited by Michael Gannon), from Reconstruction in Florida to present day Florida and must be 5-6 pages in length about 1500-1800 words excluding title page and reference page.
Some ideas you might consider for your paper are Reconstruction; Development of Florida; Race relations 19th century; Race relations 20th century; Immigration in the 20thcentury; Florida’s role in WWI; Florida’s role in WWII; Development of state government; Florida’s constitutional history; Modern maritime history of Florida; Evolution of Florida’s tourist economy; Jim Crow era politics; Civil Rights in 20th century Florida; Politics in the 21st Century.
Written assignments must adhere to MLA style
guidelines, including citations and reference page. Your written assignment should be original writing. SafeAssign is an online blackboard tool that scans written assignments for signs of plagiarism and will be used to screen your assignment submission. Remember that you may not use any type of dictionary or encyclopedia (including Wikipedia, Ask.com, etc.) in any research work. You need at least five (5) historically appropriate sources for this paper. Refer to the textbook reference pages for examples of appropriate sources.
The paper must be in MLA format, including citations and a reference page. Refer to the assignment details and grading rubric in the online course for more specific information regarding this assignment. The paper will be double spaced, Times New Roman, 12 point font, regular margins. Include a title page with your name, course name, and title of paper, date and professor’s name.
Please refrain from
using websites that claim to format your paper without reviewing the official MLA style guide. Never use Wikipedia as a reference in your assignments and papers.