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
A useful step-by-step guide written by Mr. Greg Hawes (2005)
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.