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Gigantic robotic general (Franco) as Death personified with three smaller figures carrying the train of his cape and representing the Spanish military, commerce, and church
The inscription on this poster, El Generalísimo, refers to General Francisco Franco (1892-1975). Franco was one of the most prominent figures in the Spanish military during the late 1920s and 1930s; on July 17-18, 1936, he was one of the leaders of the military rebellion that led to the Civil War. On September 29, 1936, he was made Head of the Government of Nationalist Spain, and two days later he took on the role of "Head of State."
Pedrero; Spain, Junta Delegada de Defensa de Madrid., Delegación de Propaganda y Prensa
Date: between 1936 and 1939
Writing for History
Brief Writing Guide for History Papers
From Harvard University's Writing Center, this guide provides students with important information distinguishing history writing from other types of research papers.
Writing a Good History Paper
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Sample Outline for a First-Year History Paper
Writing an outline can help to keep your paper on track. Notice the student's thesis statement is located at the top of the outline.
History: Sample Research Paper
From Grand Valley State University, this sample paper is entitled "The Many Faces of Generalisimo Francisco: His Legacy Remembered". This "A" paper has the instructor's helpful commentary in the right margin.