Answer the following prompt and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible in a four to six page essay. Use our course texts and required readings (as well as any outside reading that you deem appropriate), and please cite work in Chicago format.
PROMPT: To what extent did the American Revolution fundamentally change American society? Consider the ways in which the new United States differed from Great Britain and the ways in which American institutions borrowed from Great Britain. In your answer, be sure to address the political, social and economic effects of the revolution in the period from 1775 to 1800.
An “A” essay will:
Be cited in Chicago format (to the best of your ability).
Answer the chosen essay prompt fully and completely.
Include a main thesis, or argument, which the rest of your essay will successfully refer back to and strengthen.
Use detailed evidence from Foner, as well as any other required course sources, to strengthen and legitimize your thesis.
Utilize both primary and secondary source material to support your points.
Be between four and six pages.