The Final Paper: PRESTIGE It must be in size 12, "TIMES NEW ROMAN" font, 10-12 typed pages (not including the cover page and bibliography), and doubled spaced with 1 inch margins. You must formally compose an introduction (with an underlined thesis statement), body, and conclusion. Submit viaELECTRONIC FORM ONLY: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cover page must be centered and include the following information: (use this as a model)
Title of Paper
HISTORY 107: 20th Century America (Modern American History)
Bibliography pages must be formatted to MLA or Chicago/Turabian Style. Use 5+ primary and secondary sources.
Plagiarism is a serious academic offense. Students are expected to do their own academic work, and when using the work of others in their papers, to use some acceptable form of notation to give credit for ideas and quotations. Parenthetical/MLA documentation is fine. Students who use sources from the Internet must provide the proper URLs.
HISTORICAL PARADIGM: “P.R.E.S.T.I.G.E” (a way to learn history) P.R.E.S.T.I.G.E. is an acronym that contains the core categories of historical analysis. Each letter represents an area of study (see below). Understanding and using this acronym as a paradigm (model, way) of studying will immensely help you to organize your thoughts and questions. It is designed to help you brainstorm, organize, remember, and apply the lessons of history.