You are required use and cite evidence from relevant course readings, lectures, and discussions, including: • Kovaly memoir • Paxton & Hessler textbook • At least three relevant primary sources • This is not a research paper assignment. NO outside sources should be used without permission of the instructor. Stylistic Requirements: Essays should adhere to the stylistic requirements found below. • Format: 4-5 pages, Times New Roman font, double-spaced text, 1-inch margins • Structure: The essay should contain an introductory paragraph with a strong thesis statement, supporting body paragraphs, and a conclusion. • Citations: The essay must include in-text citations of sources. • Bibliography: The essay should use either MLA or Chicago style for in-text citations and for the bibliography (bibliography page is in addition to the required pages of text). • Quotations: Use quotations sparingly. No more than 2-3 lines of quoted text per page.