The essay should follow Standard English for sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage, and mechanics as well as accurately use APA citation and documentation guidelines (see Course Introduction Unit for help).
The essay should be 700-900 words (3-5 pages) in length. In addition, the paper should include a title page and a references page. Note: The title page and the references page are not counted as part of the paper length.
Sources for the paper must be scholarly such as books by historians, peer-reviewed journals or scholarly websites/videos (i.e., those ending in .gov, .edu, or .mil). Wikipedia is NOT a reliable source.