Now that you've done your research you can form an opinion.
A thesis statement should be a sentence or two declaring what your paper will be about. It should also summarize the evidence you will provide in the rest of your paper. A strong thesis statement is necessary for a strong paper. Everything in your paper should point back to your thesis statement in some clear way. Your thesis statement should appear in the first paragraph of your paper, generally as the last sentence before moving from your introduction to your body paragraphs. These are a few links to help you write a rock solid thesis statement.