For this week’s discussion you will need to visit Visit the following website, Election of 1932: Changing the GuardLinks to an external site.
You will need to read the essay on the Presidential Election of 1932, and should click on some of the links within the essay to learn more about the candidates and the issues.
Then write your initial discussion board post in the form of a campaign speech advocating either Republican Herbert Hoover or Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt. Be sure to discuss 1) why your chosen candidates’ policies are the best ones, 2) why your candidates’ personal qualities and experience will make him an effective president, and 3) why his opponents’ policies are undesirable. (There are no right or wrong choices here, just arguments made more or less effectively! Just remember that you are writing from the perspective of someone in 1932 and cannot predict the future with what is going to happen.)
After creating your initial post, you need to respond to at least two of your classmates’ in which you compare/contrast your chosen candidate for president with the person they selected being sure to incorporate specific information from the assigned website to support your ideas.
2.Following the guidelines posted on the “modules” page of Canvas, after reading “The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima- The Public Explanation” and “If the Atomic Bomb Had Not Been Used” please post your precis assignment here. If you used Upswing or the Tutoring Center, please upload a copy of your draft with their comments as a separate file to receive the 10-points extra credit.
1302 Precis Rubric
|This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContent
Student discusses the documents in depth, and gives own analysis of said documents. (100%)
Student discusses the documents but with some gaps in their analysis of the documents (90%)
Student discusses the document in vague terms with components of the paper missing (70%)
Student does not discuss specifics within the documents
|This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeImportance of Documents
Student clearly gives the importance for each document (100%)
Student does not give the importance of each document (0%)
|This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMechanics
Paper is easily understood, clear, and concise using proper citation methods where applicable with no errors (100%)
Paper is understandable using proper citation methods where applicable with a number of errors (70%)
Paper is not understandable and does not use proper citation methods where applicable (0%)
Total Points: 50