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Appendix AFinal Project Overview and Timeline
Final Project Overview
For your HIS 125 final project, create a presentation evaluating the effects of various events onU.S. history.
From the list below, choose five political, social, or economic events or changes thatoccurred between 1865 and 1945:1.The Fourteenth Amendment2.Western expansion3.Railroads4.City life and city culture5.The political machine6.Wilson’s Fourteen Points7.Progressivism8.World War I9.Pearl Harbor 10.World War IISelect two additional events or changes occurring between 1865 and 1945 that you consider significant. Your selections should be political, social, or economic in nature and not in the listprovided above.Create a 12- to 15-slide Microsoft
presentation addressing the following points of the seven selections you chose:
Describe your selections and explain their significance at the time they occurred.
Explain how your seven selections shaped current society. How might our society bedifferent without those events, advances, or changes?Include detailed speaker’s notes on each slide and a reference slide in your presentation. Cite atleast five sources to support your presentation. The presentation, including citations andreferences, must follow APA formatting guidelines.There are no stipulations on how you format your presentation. Be creative with fonts, styles,images, and formatting. Be sure, however, that your presentation maintains a logical flow, is easyto follow, and that the formatting and style do not take away from the content. Limit your text oneach slide to approximately five lines per slide and approximately five words per bulleted item.You may include images in your presentation if you would like, although, they are not required.
Final Project Timeline
Budget your time wisely and work on your project throughout the course. As outlined below, someassignments in the course are designed to assist you in creating your final project. If youcomplete your course activities and use the feedback provided by the instructor, you will be onthe right track to successfully complete your project.