ASSESSING your PRESIDENT:
Was He an Effective Leader?

Option 1:
If you asked a broad question as part of your research and that question still interests you, then respond to that question drawing upon what you learned about your president.

Option 2:
Respond to the historian whose statement inspired your initial round of questions. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the historian's assessment?

Option 3:
He says... I say: Sinek claims that people don't buy WHAT you do, they buy WHY you do it? Why did your president do what he did? Did people buy it?

Requirements and Expectations:

  1. Your response should be ONE page in length - make every word count!
  2. Be specific; analyze actions, words, policies by your president. Do not write in vague generalities.
  3. Have an opinion and defend it. You do not have to agree with the historian or anyone else - this is about you defending with evidence your assessment.
  4. Consult this RUBRIC for guidance in your writing.