As you are developing your topic, focus on the "why" and "how". Consider the following questions when writing your proposal:
- Why did this event or idea impact the era in question?
- Why did it affect the lives of particular groups of people in that time period?
- What do you hope to learn?
- How will you interpret your topic?
- What, specifically, will you focus on?
Refer to your Research Proposal Assignment for more help.