Mechanics

Capitalization

Always capitalize proper nouns or names. We name things like people, places and things.

Rules

  • Capitalize a word used as persons title such as Mr., Professor,  or Doctor.
  • Capitalize names that are derived from specific places such as English, Spanish, French.
  • Capitalize the names of holidays, month and days of the week.
  • Capitalize the historic names of events and documents such as The Industrial Revolution, The Emancipation Proclamation