I’m working on a history writing question and need support to help me understand better.
this assignment is basically a book review
The review must begin with an introductory paragraph, laying out
your initial, overall assessment of the book. The point of a review is not just to offer your opinion of the book, but to persuade the reader whether they should purchase and read it themselves. Whatever you think about it, outline your reasons at the start–this is the thesis of your argument.
The second and third paragraphs (no more than 150 words each) must provide a summary of the contents of the argument that the author makes in Chapters 1 and 2
Then, pick ONE of chapter 3, 4or5 in the book, and reread it closely. After briefly summarizing the argument Boorstin makes in that chapter, decide how well it applies to your experience of Canadian culture today, illustrating your analysis with examples from current events or social media.
Finally, using Chapter 6 as your guide and framework, in 750-1000 words reflect on the US Presidential election from final nomination of candidates to Election Day, including the opublic (televised) debates What kind of image did the Republicans and Democrats try to create in the public mind of their own candidates? What kind of image of the other parts candidate did they try to portray? How much is real and how much is il