Week 5 Assignment: Instructions Pick one (1) of the following topics. Then, address the corresponding questions/prompts for your selected topic. Option 1: Big Business (Monopolies) and Exploitation of Workers…

Week 5 Assignment: Instructions Pick one (1) of the following topics. Then, address the corresponding questions/prompts for your selected topic. Option 1: Big Business (Monopolies) and Exploitation of Workers…

Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity:

· Textbook: Chapter 18, 21, 23

· Lesson

· Minimum of 3 scholarly sources (in addition to the textbook). The sources associated with each topic selection below can be used as part of the 3 scholarly sources.

Optional Resources to Explore Feel free to review the library guide for scholarly sources and videos at the following link:

· Link (website):  History Library Guide (Links to an external site.)

Introduction The purposes of each case study assignment include the following:

· To hone your abilities to research using scholarly sources

· To advance critical thinking and writing skills

· To compile a response to the prompts provided

· To explore a historical topic and make connections to change over time

Instructions Pick one (1) of the following topics. Then, address the corresponding questions/prompts for your selected topic. Use at least one (1) documented example of the corresponding primary source in your writing.

Option 1: Big Business (Monopolies) and Exploitation of Workers View the following resource:

· Link (video):  The Progressive Era (Links to an external site.)  (27:30)

Browse and read one (1) of the following:

· Link (article):  Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (Links to an external site.)

· Link (library article):  The Pullman Strike (Links to an external site.)

Then, address the following:

· Explain if big business leaders were “captains of industry,” “shrewd businessmen,” or “robber barons.”

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· Based on one of the resources noted for this option, assess American working conditions and exploitation of workers in the Age of Industry.

· Analyze the role that the government played in reforming American working conditions.

· Explain the benefits of the Federal Government regulations of monopolies.

· Analyze which progressive presidents attained economic justice and reform for workers.

Option 2: Who is A Progressive? Review the following site:

· Link (website):  Presidential Election of 1912: A Resource Guide (Links to an external site.)

Then, address the following:

· According to Roosevelt, what are the characteristics of a progressive?

· Explain and give examples of the characteristics of “anti-progressives.”

· Trace what types of activities “anti-progressives” engaged in?

· Analyze the goals of progressivism.

· Explain what areas of society progressives addressed?

· Analyze the progressive achievements Roosevelt highlights in his speech?

Option 3: World War I Review the following resources:

· Link (video):  A War to End All Wars: Part 2 (Links to an external site.)  (6:56)

· Link (library article):  The Treaty of Versailles and the Rise of Nazism (Links to an external site.)

Then, address the following:

· Trace the origins of World War I, and assess if the world war was inevitable in 1914?

· Explain if it was possible for the United States to maintain neutrality in World War I. If yes, explain how. If no, explain why not.

· Analyze if the United States should have entered World War I to make the world safe for democracy.

· Analyze if the Treaty of Versailles was a fair and effective settlement for lasting world peace.

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· Explain if the United States Senate should have approved of the Treaty of Versailles.

Writing Requirements (APA format)

· Length: 3-4 pages (not including title page or references page)

· 1-inch margins

· Double spaced

· 12-point Times New Roman font

· Title page

· References page

· In-text citations that correspond with your end references

Grading This activity will be graded based on W5 Case Study Grading Rubric.

Course Outcomes (CO): 4, 5, 6

Due Date: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

References

Dyer, J. (Director), & Dyer, J. (Producer). (2005). A war to end all wars: Part 2 [Video]. Dallas County Community College District. Academic Video Online.

Farmer, B. (2018). The Treaty of Versailles and the Rise of Nazism. New American (08856540), 34(21), 33–38. https://chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=132888411&site=eds-live&scope=site

The Library of Congress. (2018, October 23). Presidential election of 1912: A resource guide.  https://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/elections/election1912.html

McNatt, E. B. (1944). The Pullman strike (Book). American Economic Review, 34(1), 184–186. https://chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bah&AN=8700110&site=eds-live&scope=site

Media Rich Communications (Producer). (2004). The progressive era [Video]. Academic Video Online.

Smith, P. (2017). The Triangle disaster: How a fire a century ago at a New York clothing factory changed U.S. labor laws. New York Times Upfront, 150(1), 11. https://chamberlainuniversity.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=125077563&site=eds-live&scope=site

Rubric

W5 Case Study Grading Rubric – 175 pts

W5 Case Study Grading Rubric – 175 pts

W5 Case Study Grading Rubric – 175 pts
CriteriaRatingsPts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLength5 ptsMeets length requirement0 ptsDoes not meet length requirement5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent15 ptsPaper addresses all aspects of the assignment.12.75 ptsPaper addresses most aspects of the assignment.11.25 ptsPaper addresses some aspects of the assignment.9 ptsPaper addresses few aspects of the assignment.0 ptsNo effort15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAnalysis40 ptsThroughout the whole work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.34 ptsThroughout most of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.30 ptsThroughout some of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.24 ptsThroughout little of the work, content expresses original thoughts or interprets the subject matter in a different perspective.0 ptsNo effort40 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSupport40 ptsThroughout the whole work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.34 ptsThroughout most of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.30 ptsThroughout some of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.24 ptsThroughout little of the work, claims are supported with detailed and persuasive examples; accurate facts and circumstances are used for support.0 ptsNo effort40 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWriting: Mechanics & Usage20 ptsThe writing is free of errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that would detract from a clear reading of the paper.17 ptsThe writing contains a few errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation, but the errors do not detract from a clear reading of the text.15 ptsThe writing contains some errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that need to be addressed for a clearer reading of the paper.12 ptsThe writing contains several errors in grammar, spelling, and punctuation that impede a clear reading of the paper.0 ptsNo effort20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeClarity & Flow20 ptsThe writing contains strong word choice that clarifies ideas and masterful sentence variety aids with the flow of ideas.17 ptsThe writing contains varied word choice and sentence structures that clarify ideas and aid with the flow of ideas.15 ptsThe writing contains word choice and sentence structures that can be revised for better clarification of ideas and flow of ideas.12 ptsThe writing contains wording and sentence structures that are awkward and/or unclear, impeding the clarity and flow of ideas.0 ptsNo effort20 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSource Integration15 ptsPaper includes reference to a scholarly source within the case study and properly integrates the source.11.25 ptsPaper includes reference to a scholarly source within the case study but does not properly integrate the source.0 ptsPaper does not make reference to a scholarly source provided within the case study.15 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA: Citation and Reference Formatting10 ptsAll sources are properly cited in the text and references page demonstrating a mastery of resource and APA citation reference format.8.5 ptsMost sources are cited in the text and references page. Some minor errors may exist in citation, but it does not interfere with understanding the source of the information.7.5 ptsMost sources are integrated, structured, and cited in the text and references page. Some errors may exist in citation that need to be addressed to clarify the source of information.6 ptsSources are not properly cited in the text/references page. Formatting contains several errors that suggest a lack of understanding of APA format.0 ptsSources are not cited.10 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Paper Format10 ptsPaper is formatted to include all 6 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, and page numbers.8.5 ptsPaper is formatted to include 5 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, and page numbers.7.5 ptsPaper is formatted to include 4 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, and page numbers.6 ptsPaper is formatted to include 3 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, and page numbers.0 ptsPaper is formatted to include less than 3 of the following: title page, references page, Times New Roman font, 12-point font, double spacing, and page numbers.10 pts
Total Points: 175
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