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HIS 102A - Western Civilization - 1648-1914: Home


Anne of Austria

Marie Antoinette


Mary Stuart of William and Mary

Maria Theresa of Austria

Catherine the Great of Russia

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly

Queen Christina of Sweden

Margaret Cavendish

Marie-Therese Geoffrin

Florence Nightingale

George Sand  (What? Wait! - this assignment is on women!)

Second Paper Topics

Choose one of the following as the topic for your research paper:



Utopian Socialism



Social Darwinism




This is the place to begin your research or to add to what you have found so far for your papers.

The first and most important step is to know your parameters.  What will your topic be?

WHEN is the final paper due? All other questions stem from this one - the answer enables you to manage your time and reduce your stress!

What is the length of the paper expected to be?

How many sources?

Is there an early bibliography due? When?

Is there an early draft due? When?

You will learn how to find a variety of sources including BOOKS, MEDIA, ARTICLES and WEBSITES, and how to find the most relevant ones.


Paper # 2

The same parameters apply to paper # 2.  It is due on Monday, 29 April. 

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