May 1, 2023

this dissertation provides a compelling argument

Almost every assignment you complete for a history course will ask you to make an argument. Your instructors will often call this your "thesis" — your position on a subject. What is an Argument? An argument takes a stand on an issue. It seeks to persuade an audience of a point of view in much the same way that a lawyer argues a case in a court of law. It is NOT a description