State how two things, places, people, or experiences are similar (comparison) and how they are different (contrast).
Provide facts, other interpretations, and your own analysis.
Identify your topic (be specific) – in most cases, you will have chosen a historical and a more contemporary topic, although this is not required.
What historical event/person are you going to research?
Example: Bill Clinton
What contemporary event/person are you going to compare it to?
Example: Barack Obama
Ideas for a more narrow topic:
Compare & Contrast Bill Clinton and Barack Obama in terms of:
You can use ProQuest Newspapers to find: