Question Description

TS 3.4: Was John Brown an Irrational Terrorist?

TS 4.1: Was the Civil War Fought Over Slavery?

TS 4.5: Did Reconstruction Fail as a Result of Racism?


  • Write a Thesis paragraph response for each issue that follows the social science writing methodology for the course located in your syllabus.
  • Thesis paragraphs must contain: Context, Complexity, Well-Reasoned BECAUSE thesis statement (Opinion-B/C-Rational), and an essay map (three separate sentences that follow your thesis derived from the rational of your thesis.
  • Each paragraph will be graded following the Essay Grading rubric