DBQ Prompt: Although New England and the Chesapeake regions were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. Why did this difference in development occur?
Read and analyze the prompt. Circle any dates and key terms.
Briefly describe what you already know about the prompt (revisit outlines):
Analyze each document; mark them up and use them as springboards (see page 15 in Survival Guide).
Analyze the relationships between documents (see page 15 in Survival Guide):
Briefly describe the historical context (see page 15 in Survival Guide):
Record your thesis statement (see page 15 in Survival Guide):
Briefly outline your body paragraphs below. What is the overarching topic of each? Which documents would be used and how would they support or relate your larger argument? (continue on next page)
Describe what you would do to satisfy your synthesis requirement. Where would you place your synthesis requirement?
Read the attached sample response. Using the DBQ Scoring Guide (see page 17 of the Survival Guide), grade the essay. Explain your score and what improvements, if any, need to be made to the essay.