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History and Political Sciences

This page introduces the types of writing typical in history and has some general advice for different writing assignments. It also defines...
This page discusses the types of writing done in political science with tips for writing for specific assignments, definitions of key terms...
This handout describes the steps for how to write a persuasive essay by selecting a topic, deciding on a position, supporting your thesis,...
This handout will define what an argument is an explain why you need one in most of your academic essays.
This page is a general guide for writing a research essay for political science. The page discusses beginning the writing process, the...
This handout describes the purpose of political theory writing, interpreting the political theory text, and one professor’s requirements...
This page offers a possible outline for writing a policy analysis and some tips on what to include in one.
This handout provides tips on how to write about a legal case, both what to include in the summary and tips on what writing style to use in...
Our library’s guide to writing a history research paper. There are pages to help you with getting started, doing research, writing the...
This page discusses the priorities for writing an effective analytical and interpretive essay for history. It outlines how to address these...
Our library’s guide to writing a historiography paper with detailed steps and tips to follow to help you write a great paper.
This handout discusses how to use oral histories as evidence in a history paper. There are suggestions for how to conduct your interview...
This handout discusses how to write a speech that is easily understandable and keeps your audience interested.