A 1000 word essay in regard to the displacement of indigenous people in the U.S. using the “Trail of Tears” as an example.
The paper’s main claim clearly stated in the opening paragraph and does it respond sensibly and substantively to the assigned paper topic?
Are reasons clearly stated for believing that the main claim is true?
Are these reasons backed with evidence drawn from relevant materials to establish the reasons are true?
Overall, is the paper’s argument warranted and/or substantively persuasive? Has the paper dealt with or anticipated possible objections?
Minimum sources: 3