ESSAY

Comprehensive APA Analysis Paper

This week we studied The Continued Move West, The Impending Crisis and the Civil War. This week you will write a comprehensive APA analysis paper utilizing all the knowledge you have gained in HIS2000. Use what you have learned from the READ and ATTEND sections throughout the course (including unit 5) and at least three scholarly sources to address the items listed below (minimum 1000 words). If you need support on how to formulate your APA Analysis paper, you may refer to your APA Template under the Resource tab or contact the CPS Librarians. Please refer to your grading rubric for guidance. Upon completion you will click on the Dropbox tab to submit your paper for grading.

Be sure to use in-text citations, at least three scholarly sources. Do not self-plagiarize from the previous weeks.

  • Describe the conquest and development of the West between 1820 and 1850 by European Americans.
  • Discuss the arguments that took place over whether slavery should be allowed to expand into the new territories and explain how the Compromise of 1850 was supposed to settle the issue.
  • Explain why and how the southern states seceded from the Union. Discuss President Lincoln’s reaction, and describe the earliest physical conflict between the two sides. Now describe the events that led to the defeat of the South and the end of the war.