Question: What is the role of religion in history? Purpose Knowledge: After doing this assignment you will have a clear idea will have a clear concept of the changing patterns of history across an extensive span of time, and the role of a single theme within that history Skills: After doing this assignment you should be able to: Synthesize multiple sources to concisely create an effective argument about a vast historical period. Use evidence from both primary and secondary sources to prove your argument. Analyze material based on historical context. NOTE= remember this is a history course, not a literature course. Task Read all the textbook readings assigned for this course. Read all the primary sources assigned for this course. Write an argumentative essay of no more than 1000 words. It must include evidence and information from across the breadth of the semester and 3 primary documents, from those read for this course. Question: Over the course of the semester you have examined the relationship of religion and power to culture, society, and government across four thousand years of western history. What is the role of religion in history? (You may take any stance you want, but your argument must be original and well proven.) Tips: primary sources are evidence. They should be used along with other evidence to prove your argument. They are NOT the subject of the paper. Remember this is a history course, not a literature course. Submission instructions/Requirements (Failure to follow any of these will result in grade deductions) -Submit paper as an attachment in the assignment box of Canvas before the due date and time. -Must be in one of the following formats: doc, docx, or pdf -You must use Footnotes for all information except that which comes from your own mind. Criteria You will be assessed on your ability to analyze the historical era to develop, set forth, and prove your argument using primary and secondary sources effectively.