This is a research essay , you will be expected to use a minimum of three academic sources (in addition to the course materials). These sources may include scholarly books or journal articles. The essay must be between 5-6 pages double-spaced. You must include a clear thesis statement that outlines an argument, and this thesis statement should be placed at the end of the introductory paragraph. In addition, in-text citations are a must (Chicago style preferred but APA and MLA are acceptable), and a bibliography is required at the end of the essay. **Wikipedia and other web pages may NOT be used as sources for this essay.