A brief overview of what is to come in the paper – the name of the policy and brief context (may be taken from your first paper, incorporating feedback from the instructor)

Brief description of the historical background of the policy

What historical problems led to the creation of the policy? How important have these problems been historically? How was the problem handled before?  

What is the historical background of the policy? When did the policy originate? How has the original policy changed over time? What is the legislative history of the policy?