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Question 2 - Plagiarism Self Test: Print Version


Source Material Used:

Yet it was in the Pacific rather than the Atlantic that war came to the United States. When Japan joined the Axis powers of Germany and Italy, Roosevelt began to restrict exports to Japan of supplies essential to making war. Throughout 1941, Japan negotiated with the United States, seeking restoration of trade in those supplies, particularly petroleum products.


"Roosevelt, Franklin D." Encyclopaedia Britannica. 2005. Encyclopaedia Britannica Premium Service. Web. 10 Jan. 2005

Example Usage:

According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, President Roosevelt placed restrictions on wartime supplies to Japan following their alliance with the Axis powers ("Roosevelt, Franklin D.").

Is this plagiarism?

Yes, uses writer's exact words without appropriate credit.
Yes, rewords writer's original language without appropriate credit.
Yes, uses writer's ideas, point of view, or argument without appropriate credit.
Yes, uses information, percentages, or illustrations that are not common knowledge, without appropriate credit.


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