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Japan Since 1868

Step 1. Decide your paper topic

  • Ask your instructor for help
  • Talk with the subject librarian
  • Talk with your classmates/friends/familes to brainstorm
  • Get hints from reference collections such as CQ Researcher and other subject specific encyclopedia

Then form your research question, for example "what is problematic about the Japanese history textbook."

Step 2. Gather Background Information then Step 3. Find Information to Support Your Arguments

Step 4. Format Your Paper

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