TAKING SIDESAMERICAN HISTORY COLONIZATION TO 1877 by MARK HICKERSONISSUE 12 WAS THE MEXICAN WAR AN EXCERCISE IN AMERICAN IMPERIALISM? 1. clear thesis- 1st paragraph (your point/ position on the issue) + some background 2. mimimum of 5 pgs, typed in 10/12 font, double spaced3. minimum of 5 citations from each T/S author (10 citations with ”balance”)4. endnotes are not part of the 5 page minimum essay 5. margins of more than 1” on all 4 sides 6. basis of citing (3 conditions) :          a) quoting a source         b) not ”common knowledge”          c) paraphrasing the auhtor/ work 7. use ”chicago style” citing formate- with a superscribted number at the end of your quote, paraphrase or reference^28. citations must be from the book 9. endnotes on the last page DUE MONDAY: DECEMBER  5, 2016 @ 4PM PACIFIC TIME PLEASE