"How to write a thesis statement: Suppose you are taking an early American history class and your professor has distributed the following essay prompt:"Historians have debated the American Revolution's effect on women.Some argue that the Revolution had a positive effect because it increased women's authority in the family.
The following six National History Day individual documentary winners received the 2019 Next Generation Angels Awards from The Better Angels Society.
These six students will travel to Washington, DC in the fall for three days of tours, screenings, and special events at the Library of Congress, American Film Institute, and other cultural agencies.
Your thesis should be between one and three sentences long and is placed at the end of your introduction.
Just because the thesis comes towards the beginning of your paper does not mean you can write it first and then forget about it.
As you work on your essay, your ideas will change and so will your thesis. Your thesis is defenseless without you to prove that its argument holds up under scrutiny.
Here are examples of weak and strong thesis statements. The jury (i.e., your reader) will expect you, as a good lawyer, to provide evidence to prove your thesis.
Here are a few examples: These formulas share two characteristics all thesis statements should have: they state an argument and they reveal how you will make that argument.
They are not specific enough, however, and require more work.
Students may choose to enter their projects in the History Day event.
This four-level competition includes classroom evaluations, regional and state competitions, and a national event.