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HST 212: National Latin America

Course Guide for HST 212L National Latin America

Develop Your Topic

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.