assess how the military carried out the strategic policy as directed by the U.S. government and its leaders.
Write a paper using one of the following historical events as a foundation. Your assignment is to assess how the military carried out the strategic policy as directed by the U.S. government and its leaders. This paper should focus substantially on the broad policy goals, how the military came to be tasked with carrying them out, and where tactics and strategy met in that effort. Be sure to assess success or failure and analyze the reasons for the outcome.
Length: 6-8 pages (1500 to 2000 words). Your paper should be not less than 1500 words exclusive of title page, annotated bibliography, etc. Upper word limit may be exceeded with the permission of the instructor.
Thesis Statement: Employ an Analytical thesis statement, which should appear in the first two paragraphs of your paper. An analytical paper breaks down an issue or an idea into its component parts, evaluates the issue or idea, and presents this breakdown and evaluation to the audience.
Structure: use APA to write a paper with a clear introduction, body and conclusion
Despite the use of APA, do not write an abstract
Include a title page
Use a 12 point conventional (Times New Roman, Calibri, etc.) font, double spaced with a 1 inch margin.
Annotated Bibliography: Include an annotated bibliography with a minimum of four scholarly books, including one primary source. Construct your annotated bibliography using research from legitimate, academic sources of history. Practically speaking, this means books and academic journals. Do not use materials from non-academic sources – history.com, online encyclopedias, etc. Research is a vital component of this assignment. Do not use any required readings for this course as source material for your paper.