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Senior Research and Composition: Final Paper: Home

YOUR ASSIGNMENT

Purpose: Build upon skills acquired in your Personal Narrative and Short Research paper

A researched, thesis-based essay on a topic of your choice on a historical topic. 

The thesis should answer your central Research Question inspired by your initial research. 

Length - 7-10 pages

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) contains the Notes and Bibliography (NB) sample paper for the Chicago Manual of Style 17thedition