Paper topic 1 (paper due Feb. 1)

Write a 4-5 page double-spaced typed paper (in a 12 point font) using an idea you learned in Cronon's book to compare Cronon's example with an outside past or present-day example. Note that you are required to use this structure: half your paper explaining specifics from the book and half based on research into a material not covered by the book on a related topic, past or present.  You must discuss ideas and theories, not just facts.  General paper instructions are here:

You may use APA, MLA or Chicago format for your references.  Online sources of all types are appropriate, if used critically and referenced appropriately.  Make sure to reread the discussion of academic integrity in the syllabus.

sample topics:

economic systems of European settlers and Indians:
how property lines were defined by the early colonists vs. how they are defined now--what are the ideas behind those different ideas