Others argue that it had a negative effect because it excluded women from politics.
Your job throughout the paper is to provide evidence in support of your own case.
Here is a revised version: The Revolution caused particular upheaval in the lives of women.
Your thesis should be between one and three sentences long and is placed at the end of your introduction.
Just because the thesis comes towards the beginning of your paper does not mean you can write it first and then forget about it.
Successful writers revise their thesis statements again and again.
A successful thesis statement:- makes an historical argument- takes a position that requires defending- is historically specific- is focused and precise- answers the question, "so what?
Think of your thesis as a promise you make to your reader about what your paper will argue.
Then, spend the rest of your paper--each body paragraph--fulfilling that promise.
Remember that it will take several rounds of revision to craft a strong thesis, so keep revising until your thesis articulates a thoughtful and compelling argument.
The Revolutionary War caused great upheaval in the lives of American women.