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GGRD49: Land and Land Conflicts in the America

This guide will help you find a variety of sources for your final research essay assignment.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Handbooks

Storytelling Basics

Getting Started


  1. What is your subject?
  2. Who is your potential audience?
  3. What are the most interesting and/or unique aspects of your subject?
  4. Why does your subject matter?
  5. What story do you want to tell about your subject?
  6. What jargon or concepts might you need to explain?
  7. How will you keep your audience's attention?
  8. What do you want your audience to remember?


Write answers for Question 3, Question 6 and Question 8 to help you get started on the story and outline of what you want to discuss about your topic.