The status of the U.S. economy during the 1920s

Research Paper Questions (200 points):

Select one of the suggested topics.

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Create your own topic from any time between the 1860s and 1930s. But verify the topic you created with the professor beforehand.

  1. Describe the status of the U.S. economy during the 1920s.  What economic trends were present during this decade?  Explain some of the common cultural and spending behaviors found among young adults during this decade.  Despite the 18th amendment, how were there inconsistencies with prohibition of alcohol?  How had various circumstances from the 1920s influenced an economic crash by the end of the decade?  Provide statistics to support your answer.

 

Writing Instructions:

  1. Choose 1 of the 5 essay questions to answer.
  2. Write 3-5 pages to explain your position.
  3. Paragraphs in this assignment need at least 5 sentences.
  4. Type and double-space your answers.
  5. Use at least two references to support your answer.  (The textbook and/or notes from class may be used as references).  Do not use Wikipedia.
  6. Cite the two references multiple times throughout the paragraphs.  Ideally, there should be 3 – 5 citations within each paragraph.
  7. Provide statistics to support your answer.
  8. Use APA or MLA or Chicago footnote format.
  9. Provide a work cited page in addition to your 3-5 pages essay.

 

 

APA citation examples

 

            APA format includes parenthetical citation after the stated fact.          

 

The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 helped influence anti-slavery attitudes in the North due

 

to its stated policy that slavery was prohibited in new states north of the Ohio River (Shi,

 

2018).

 

MLA citation examples

 

The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 helped influence anti-slavery attitudes in the North due

 

to its stated policy that slavery was prohibited in new states north of the Ohio River (Shi,

 

  1. 123).

 

Chicago Citation examples:

 

Chicago style includes footnotes after the stated fact.

 

Example: The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 helped influence anti-slavery attitudes in

 

the North due to its stated policy that slavery was prohibited in new states north of the

factors motivated U.S. expansion and colonialism in specific regions around the globe during the late 1800s and early 1900s?