Education

Latino Contributions to War Efforts


Theme
Latino Americans have made outstanding contributions to American war efforts, starting with the American Revolution and continuing through today's Iraq War.
Guidelines

  • explain means "to make plain or understandable; to give reasons for or causes of; to show the logical development or relationships of"

  • describe means "to illustrate something in words or tell about it"

  • evaluate means "to examine and judge the significance, worth, or condition of; to determine the value of"


Be Sure To:

  • develop all aspects of the task

  • support the theme with relevant facts, examples, and details

  • use a logical and clear plan of organization, including an introduction and a conclusion that are beyond a restatement of the theme


Task Description
Write a well-organized essay on the theme above that includes an introduction, several paragraphs, and a conclusion. You should • identify two wars in which Latino people have contributed to American war efforts • discuss a specific contribution made by Latinos for each war chosen • evaluate the extent to which Latino people have contributed to American war efforts You may use as examples any American wars from your study of United States history. These could include World War I, World War II, the American Civil War, the Korean War, or the Vietnam War, although you are not limited to these.