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HIS 102: History of Western Civilization II (Campbell-LO): Research Paper

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Research Paper

As the capstone of your work in the course, you are asked to complete a Research Paper which is at least 4 double-spaced pages long, and which draws together all of the skills you have acquired over the course of the semester.

Your paper should deal with one or more of the themes
 of the course (ideology, government, gender, and social class) and discuss how it/they have changed over the course of the history of Western Civilization after 1650.

For more information, please review the Research Paper document.

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