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HST 212: National Latin America

Course Guide for HST 212L National Latin America

Don't Know Where to Start?

Here are some suggestions to get ideas:

  • Class discussions
  • Assigned reading
  • Personal Interests
  • Browse databases and library catalog

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.