A Student's Guide to
Writing Essays in History


1. General Remarks
2. Sources
3. General Format
4. Thesis
5. Introduction
6. Researching the Essay
7. Organization
8. The Conclusion
9. Some simple "dos" and "don'ts"
10. Quotations
11. Footnotes
12. Bibliography
13. Essay Checklist
14. Guide to Grading History Papers

last updated: March 12, 2009

Return to SWGC Historical Studies Home Page