This should be a 12-15 pp (double-spaced, 12 pt font) research paper on a theme of your choice, drawing not only on class sources but other primary and secondary source materials relevant to the topic and accessible under pandemic conditions. For guidelines on style and substance, click here. Papers should be footnoted using the Chicago notes-bibliography system. For more resources on writing history papers, see myresources page (scroll down to the "for undergraduate students" section).
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