This short paper is at least 3-5 double-spaced pages of text (Times New Roman, font size 12, 1” margins) and you must consult a minimum of two academically credible sources (no encyclopedias (tertiary sources)). You must cite your sources throughout and include a bibliography (please select one citation style: MLA format. Everything that is not general knowledge or your own analysis must be cited.
The short paper must include a cover page with your name, course number and course title, instructor’s name, and date. You must also include a bibliography at the end of your paper. While composing your paper, use proper English. Do not use abbreviations, contractions, passive voice, or first/ second person (I, you, we, our, etc). Before submitting your paper, check your grammar and use spell check. Please label your paper as follows: lastnamefirstnameHIST102ShortPaper.
TOPIC: Post Watergate Era: Nixon and the Watergate scandal.
Your paper must include a clear and argumentative thesis that you will defend throughout the paper. You must also include a strong conclusion that restates your argument and explains how you have proven your case.
ALL material that you use in composing your essay must be cited, not just direct quotations.
Your paper should be in 12pt font, paragraphs indented, no space between paragraphs. Include your name in the document title.