American History

Historiography essay comparing the work of two different historians on the same subject (1 book or article from each historian).
The essay should explore the arguments that each historian makes about the chosen topic. Two additional secondary sources are needed to contextualize the topic.
Sources must be scholarly and academic.
Further instructions and sample paper (Revisiting Assimiliation) are included in additional materials. Sample topics are listed below, but the topic could be on any major social, political, economic, or cultural historical event of major historical figure of the United States since 1877.Civil Rights MovementNew DealNew RightStonewall RiotsA particular figure, like Lyndon Johnson or Rachel CarsonEnvironmental movementHarlem RenaissanceUS in First World WarProgressive MovementImmigration (legal history, social history, etc.)+1-page summary