The essay is based on the life and times of Emma Goldman. The essay should be 4-5 pages in length, double spaced and typed. Your thesis is completely up to you (think of it as creating your own discussion board prompt). If you want to know what your essay should “look like” (structure, citations etc) you should follow a basic academic essay structure (introduction, thesis, body paragraphs, conclusion parenthetical references to both the secondary and primary source material listed below, e.g., (OER US, 47), (Spartacus Bio, par 4), (Goldman, My Life, pg 6), (Goldman, Homestead, par 4), (Exceedingly Dangerous 14 mins), (BOA, 17 4 mins), etc. You should include citations from most, if not all, of the source material in support of your analysis.
Secondary Sources
OER US History (for context)
Zinn, Robber Barons and Rebels
The Socialist Challenge
War is the Health of the State
Spartacus Educational – Emma Goldman
(Links to an external site.)
An Exceedingly Dangerous Woman

A Biography of America
(for context)

Primary Sources
Living My Life by Emma Goldman (first ten chapters)
Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
Berkeley Library – Emma Goldman Papers

Any topic (Writer’s choice