Why or why not?)? In the other example, you will need to think about why the United Nations is not capable of preventing war. Your thesis should indicate that you have an understanding of the relevant historical circumstances and that you are aware of alternative explanations. Either write the topic your teacher has assigned or the topic you have chosen in the space provided. What do you have an opinion about? What are some things that interest you?
Question: Write the the question you have been assigned or the prompt you are going to answer with your essay in the box below. 1. The Topic, the topic of your essay is the general category your essay is about.
Directions: This web page explains the different parts to a thesis statement and helps you create your own. You can click on the example button in each section to see an example of a thesis statement.
Similarly, "The United Nations is incapable of preventing war" is closer to a thesis statement than the factual statement above because it raises a point that is debatable. But in this format, it doesn't offer the reader much information; it sounds like the author is simply stating a viewpoint that may or may not be substantiated by evidence.