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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library
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What makes a historical event "Great"?
Adjective, great·er, great·est.
- unusually or comparatively large in size or dimensions: A great fire destroyed nearly half the city.
- large in number; numerous: Great hordes of tourists descend on Europe each summer.
- unusual or considerable in degree, power, intensity, etc.: great pain.
- Countless: prodigious, boundless, abundant
- Huge: immense, grand
- Famous: illustrious, distinguished, talented
- Noble: elevated, exalted, stately
- Wonderful: magnificent
- Absolute: complete, extreme, utter
- Important: critical, serious, weighty
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The History Essay: a Research Guide
A useful step-by-step guide written by Mr. Greg Hawes (2005)
Sample Chicago Style Paper
This resource from the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) shows a sample paper in the Notes and Bibliography format of the Chicago Manual of Style, 17thedition.