Since these topics are quite broad, part of the challenge of the research project is to narrow down the topic so that your thesis is focused and your discussion can be completed within the given word limit.
Use quotations marks if needed.
do intext citations
Basically our focus is to tell a little bit history of consumerism and its pros and cons.
In the conclusion your preference that its a good idea or not.
Moreover please make sure the thesis statement it suitable for the topic.
there should be some quoted lines and words presented in the essay