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The New Imperialism Essay: Step 1: Background Information

Getting Started

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Before you begin your in-depth research, your first step is to locate background information on your assigned topic. Use the resources below to locate information needed to complete your prospectus. Then, work on developing a list of keywords related to your topic. 

Databases and eBooks

Developing Keywords

After you have read and reviewed some information, you will need to start pulling out the important terms to use when doing your in-depth research. View the video below on assisting with keyword development.