Statement of the Author’s Thesis 25pts Every author you read is essentially making an argument for an interpretation of the facts of history. What is his/her argument? Analysis 40 pts What types of evidence does your author supply to make his/her argument? Are there any assumptions your author makes? What are the author’s conclusions? Why is his/her interpretation important? Is your author biased in any way? What is your opinion? Do you disagree/agree? (Don’t forget to support your opinion with FACT) Grammar/Formatting 25 pts. Your paper must be a minimum of 5 pages in length in 12 pt. Times New Roman font, with one inch margins, and double spacing. You may not add an extra line in between paragraphs (be careful, Microsoft Word has this as an automatic setting). Please only put your full name and “History of the Blues Book Project” as identification at the top of your assignment.

Your paper must be grammatically correct and free of typos or misspelled words.