Any topic (writer’s choice)

Prompts: (pick one and write about it)

Explain how the security dilemma logic explains major power behavior in WW1

Explain the origins of major power warsProvide a structural explanation of any major powers behavior in WW1

Provide a structural explanation of Europes long cycle of war

Explain the role of combat compliance in explaining the outcome of war

Let me know which one you pick

Please include the title of the promptyou are responding to. If you useextensive amount of footnotes, then you should write more than 7 pages. The bottom line is thatyou need to demonstrate a keen understanding of the course materials.  Playing with format inorder to write less will decrease the probability that you can demonstrate your understanding ofthe materials.Please do not include pictures, charts, or tables in your essay.  Please do not copy/paste lec-ture notes into the text of your response.  Please do not simply paraphrase the lecture notes orthe book.



Use standard formatting (points will be deducted otherwise):

Double spacing,

Please use 12pt Times New Roman or Helvetica.  Monospaced typeface such as Courier isnot allowed,1 inch margins,

No more than 1 inch of space dedicated to title and header (you only need to include titleof the prompt that you are responding to in the title/header),

No extraneous space between paragraphs or headers.


Cite lecture and readings where appropriate (points will be deducted otherwise)

Include a bibliography page at the end of your paper,

Include in-text citations throughout the paper,2

You may use any standard citation style, (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.),Please do not use outside sources,

Extensive amount of footnotes is not encouraged,3

Please do not copy/paste lecture notes into the text of your response. Please do not simplyparaphrase the lecture notes or the book.