You are a writer for the obituary section of the newspaper.
You will write an obituary about the life and death of one of the prolific figures discussed in Chapter 7:
- John Adams
- Benjamin Franklin
- Thomas Jefferson
- Benedict Arnold
The obituary must be at least 500 words in length.
Examples of obituaries can be found in practically any newspaper. The New York Times, is renowned for the thoroughness and timeliness of its obituaries.
You will be required to include the following information in your obituary:
- Full Name
- Date of birth and Date of death
- Age at the time of death
- Cause of death
- Major accomplishments/achievements
- Place of residence
- Place of funeral/burial
- Integrate at least two quotations from the historical figure you select into your obituary article