Revolutionary War Research Paper: 50 Points DUE – WEDNESDAY, NOV 19 ***CAREFULLY follow these requirements*** A brief biographical background that introduces the paper’s purpose and includes where he was from, his education, his occupation, and important family relationships. _______Introductory sentence that states the PURPOSE of the paper _______Where he was from _______Education (If none, then you need to state that!) _______Occupation _______Important Family Relationships (Not a list of relatives!) TOTAL: 10 Points An analysis of his SINGLE, MOST important impact (positive or negative) on the American Revolution. Provide detail about the events surrounding the contribution. Then explain the impact of the contribution on the Revolutionary War. _______Identify the single, most important contribution [ANSWER – 1st Paragraph] _______Provide specific pieces of evidence to prove your example [ACTUAL EVIDENCE – 1st Paragraph] _______Analyze how the evidence impacted the Revolutionary War [ANALYSIS – 2nd Paragraph} TOTAL: 20 Points A brief account of his life after the war such as significant positions held, etc. If they died during the war, explain how/where/etc. AND a strong concluding sentence. _______Identify the MOST important biographical information after the war OR _______Accurately state how they died during the war _______Strong, insightful concluding sentence TOTAL: 10 Points **ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS** FORMAT: 5 Points ______Typed, double-spaced, Font: 12 pt. Times New Roman ______No first or second person pronouns (I, me, my, you, we, us, etc.) ______Do not refer to the person by his first name! ______Do not refer to the paper, paragraph, etc. (ie. “In this paper, it will show . . . “) One point will be deducted for each spelling and grammar error. WORKS CITED: 5 Points ______Separate page attached to the back of your paper ______Correct MLA format with your last name in top right corner ______Minimum of 2 sources: One source must be a book, but not the textbook. All internet sources must be from sites approved on the “8th Grade History Website”. **No paper will be accepted without a Works Cited page.