P2–Research Paper #2
Time Era: c. 700s AD-c. 1550s AD
Research Paper Requirements:
A clearly stated thesis in the beginning of the paper, your 4-5 points clearly stated within.
Analyze 4-5 significant points about your topic and how it influenced history in the era of your research. Stay on these points throughout the paper.
Have a solid and clear conclusion.
5-7 full pages, 11-12 pt. font, double spaced (This does not include the BIB).
Use 4-6 academic sources (articles and books), 1-2 books/chapters required,
articles must be from academic peer reviewed journals.
(NO: textbooks, book reviews, encyclopedias, .com, political .orgs, or the like)
Do not use the web except for first stage research-then go find a college level academic book or article through our library and its databases.
Use 1-2+ footnotes per page-Chicago Style citation
Have a bibliography at the end
Upload to Canvas on time for full credit.
NO Plagiarism of any kind-cheating will result in an “F”
Please read the rubric, sample paper, and writing guide on balancing narrative with analysis.
Historical Analysis Paper.docx”>Rubric for Historical Analysis Paper.docx
See the sample for formatting footnotes and the Bibliography. To create footnotes in Word; Click on References, then click on Insert Footnote, then follow the format of the sample paper.
Read the very short guide below on analysis style of writing.