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Library Research – Best Practice

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ORGANIZATION!!

Step One: Create an outline!

– From your outline you can • Create your thesis statement • Identify WHAT to research specifically • Organize the flow of your research • Utilize your Cornell Notes effectively

Research the easy way!

This is an outline in MLA Format

Causes and Consequences of the American Civil War I. Background and Causes of the Civil War A. Slavery B. States Rights vs. Nationalism C. Economic Developments D. Majority Rule vs. Minority Rights II . Political Catalysts for the Civil War A. Westward Expansion B. Missouri Compromise C. Kansas-Nebraska Act D. Election of 1860 III. Civilians during the Civil War A. Women during the Civil War B. African Americans during the Civil War C. Religious leaders during the Civil War

These are Cornell Notes III. Civilians during the Civil War A. Women during the Civil War B. African Americans during the Civil War C. Religious leaders during the Civil War “the female slave manager necessarily served as a pillar of the South’s political order.” (Faust 54) Frederick Douglass originally agreed that secession was unconstitutional, but more ardently opposed any compromise that would keep the South in the Union through the guarantee of slavery.

(McPherson 13)

III. Civilians during the Civil War A. Women during the Civil War B. African Americans during the Civil War C. Religious leaders during the Civil War Transferring research facts to your essay “the female slave manager necessarily served as a pillar of the South’s political order.” (Faust 54) Frederick Douglass originally agreed that secession was unconstitutional, but more ardently opposed any compromise that would keep the South in the Union through the guarantee of slavery.

(McPherson 13)

• • • • • • Topic Sentence “the female slave manager necessarily served as a pillar of the South’s political order” (Faust 54).

Frederick Douglass originally agreed that secession was unconstitutional, but more ardently opposed any compromise that would keep the South in the Union through the guarantee of slavery (McPherson 13).

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