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History 202 World Civilization/History from 1500 Dr. Hadfield Written Assignment Instructions – Segment Paper Choose one of the first four segment topics to write your paper on. Each segment has two paper options with particular requirements. Paper topics must be reported to your TA. See the syllabus for paper due dates which are usually the first day the class meets after the segment for which you have written has ended. Each paper must be a full 3-4 pages in length, double spaced, 12-point standard font, one-inch- margin paper. Include a title, your name, the course number, section, semester, and professor at the top of the page (this does not count as part of your page count). Be precise, original and bold. Begin with a thesis statement and introductory paragraph that states your main argument for the paper and gives an overview of what your paper is about. In well-developed paragraphs, support your thesis statement and sub-points with specific examples, descriptions, and explanations – without these you will not be successful in making your argument . End with a concise conclusion. You must use a citation if you quote an author. Essay structure, grammar and spelling will be considered when your grade is assessed. Make sure each paragraph has a topic sentence, integrate quotations in your text, avoid sweeping or grandiose statements, do not use contractions, and avoid the passive voice . Finally, avoid the use of first person (e.g. “I
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