How do People Make the History Books?
Global History Honors - HSLPS - by Mr. McEntarfer

Prepare an original research paper on a significant person from Global History. A list of approved topics is below. The typed paper will be 4-6 pages (double spaced lines) in length. It must include 2 or more cited works from books. Internet resources are acceptable only after two books have been utilized. It will be based on the MLA documentation for which instruction will be provided. Keep in mind the central question, "Why did this person make it into the history books?" What were their beliefs, accomplishments and how did they impact the course of history?

Possible Topics:
  1. Hammurabi
  2. Emperor Shi Huangdi
  3.  Pericles
  4. Charlemagne
  5. Siddhartha Gautama
  6. Socrates
  7. Marco Polo
  8. Genghis Khan
  9. Alexander the Great
  10. Leonardo da Vinci
  11. Mohandas Gandhi
  12. Nelson Mandela
  13. Napoleon Bonaparte
  14. Joseph Stalin
  15. Marie Curie
  16. Voltaire
  17. Ann Frank
  18. Mao Zedong
  19. Winston Churchill
  20. Fidel Castro

You are not limited to these suggestions, but you must clear your topic with me. You may not use any people from the United States.

 Useful Links
Link to Writing Research Papers: How to Write a Research Paper
Outline Organizer: Outline
Research - Links
Work Cited - MLA Formatting
How you will be graded - Rubric