|Due By (Pacific Time)
||12/06/2016 03:00 pm
TWO (2) full pages in length minimum and no more than three (3) pages maximum. The body of the paper must be DOUBLE-SPACED. DO NOT PUT FOUR SPACES BETWEEN PARAGRAPHS.
CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION
Your paper will be evaluated on the following criteria: 1. Content 2. Critical analysis 3. Mechanical accuracy, including spelling, grammar, and organization.
Read both excerpts below in their entirety. Using these primary sources as a guide, write a two (2) to three (3) page newspaper editorial either supporting Washington’s ideas or DuBois’ ideas about the social and economic advancement of African-Americans in the South. Give at least three (3) reasons why you support the ideas of the person whom you choose, supported by evidence from the primary sources. You MUST use the assigned primary sources at least three (3) times in your paper. When writing your editorial, assume that you are an editor of an African American newspaper in the southern United States during the decade from 1895 to 1905. You are an African American living in the southern United States during the decade from 1895 to 1905. You must give the name of your paper (it can be a real or imaginary newspaper), the location where your paper is published (for example, The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas), and the date when you are writing your editorial. If you are unsure about the proper form for an editorial, use the editorial pages from any metropolitan newspaper as a guide. Feel free to be creative in this assignment.