History Papers: What Makes Them Unique?

History papers are different from other types of papers, such as scientific papers or English papers. The discipline of History requires certain elements and follows traditions of its own that other disciplines do not. The following materials will give you a better understanding of how to write and research a paper for History.


  1. An Arguable Thesis
  2. Good Sources
  3. Multiple Sources
  4. Citations
  5. Organization

 How to Write a Historical Essay – by Dr. K. Hijar, CSUSM History Dept.

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