essay should include backgroundof the war leading up to the battle, but more importantly, the battle itself and the consequences/results of the battle. This is NOT an essay about the Revolutionary War, although there should be some war background. This is about Saratoga and your emphasis should be on that event.
A title page is not necessary. Place the title, your name and campus location at the top of page one.
Sources: Sources can be either primary or secondary and must be cited using either APA, MLA,
A minimum of five credible sources is required; more is certainly acceptable. Types of acceptable sources include: Books, academic, professional or scholarly journals, government documents, and professional agency websites. Ebsco and other data base articles which would be found in bound journals are appropriate. I would prefer that you not use your textbook as a source. Also acceptable, as primary sources, are personal diaries, journals, personal correspondence, and newspapers of the period. Do not use contemporary newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, or dictionaries, including Wikipedia! No personal interviews may be used!
Format: One inch margins, Times New Roman font, font size 12, and double spaced. Number the pages with the numbers located at the bottom of each page.
Length: A minimum of 700 words, NOT including bibliography (source list), and no longer than 1000 words.