If using articles, they will have to come from any sources within Galileo, JSTOR, PROQUEST or EBSCO. Eassy must be in 12 pt font, 1 inch margin and 1.5 spacing). Each essay must contain all of the following components: Introduction which does ALL of the following: states the purpose of the essay; frames the era by providing pertinent dates for the subject; provides a solid historical background moving from general statements about the subject to increasingly more specific ones; introduces the authors or articles you will be using in your paper. The thesis statement should come after the introduction. A methodology that states your opinion and why you selected the source(s) you did. A body of evidence, this is main part of your essay and it is where you defend your thesis by referring to several major aspects of the articles you selected explaining how contribute to your topic and you must cite material to back up your assertions. Please do not use block quotes. You should paraphrase but must include a citation in every paragraph because no information in your paper should be treated as common knowledge. A conclusive summary that briefly reiterates your main points, but more important, your own thoughts and opinions about the topic you and articles you had chosen. A valid and well written bibliography in MLA format.