his activity will address the following outcomes:
Synthesize your knowledge about the American Civil War and evidence from the course readings into coherent and organized written essays (CO#3, CO#5)
Your essays should properly cite all your sources, including your textbooks, using APA format. Answers should be 1-2 pages (250-500 words) each.
1. Compare and contrast the armies and navies of the Union and Confederacy at the start of the war through 1862. What types of men volunteered to fight and why? How were the armies organized and mobilized? What were the military advantages and disadvantages of each side?
When responding to your essay questions, keep in mind that they are essays and not short answer questions. Essays should be detailed and have resources to support factually based comments.
Any quotations, specific information, and ideas drawn from your reading (including the textbook) must be cited and referenced in APA format.
Essay should be a minimum 1– 2 pages (250–500 words) in length, not including references.
Compose your work in a .doc or .docx file type using a word processor (such as Microsoft Word, etc.) and save it frequently to your computer. For those assignments that are not written essays and require uploading images or PowerPoint slides, please follow uploading guidelines provided by your instructor.
Check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors. When you are ready to submit your work, click “Upload Submission.” Enter the submission title and then click on “Select a file to upload.” Browse your computer, and select your file. Click “Open” and verify the correct file name has appeared next to Submission File. Click on “Continue.” Confirm submission is correct and then click on “Accept Submission & Save.”
This course has Turnitin® fully integrated into the course dropbox. This means that you should only submit your assignments to the dropbox below. Please do not submit your assignment directly to Turnitin.com.
Once submitted, your assignment will be evaluated by Turnitin® automatically. You will be able to view an Originality Report within minutes of your first submission that will show how much of your work has been identified as similar to other sources such as websites, textbooks, or other student papers. Use your Originality Report as a learning tool to identify areas of your assignment that you may not have cited appropriately. You may resubmit your assignment through this dropbox as many times as you need to check to see if you have made improvements, until the due date of the assignment. However, once you have made your first submission, you will need to wait 24 hours after each subsequent submission to receive a new Originality Report. Plan accordingly as you draft your assignment. Once the due date has passed, your assignment submission will be considered final.