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** So, now that you have a firm grasp on those issues... **[[ Some practice with context]]!
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** So, now that you have a firm grasp on those issues... use [[these prompts to help you find evidence in the primary source documents]]!
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** Le [[Critical Analysis]] essay - the Historical Context should be half of the essay! Explaining the background fully; helps the reader of exam essay to understand why events unfolded the way they did in a particular time period.
**[[ Some practice with context]]!
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** Le [[Critical Analysis]] essay - the Historical Context should be half of the essay!
** For every history essay, you will need to explain the background fully; helps
the reader of exam essay to understand why events unfolded the way they did in a particular time period.
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** So, now that you have a firm grasp on those issues... **[[ Some practice with context]]!
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!!! Announcements and reminders:

!!!Reminders:

* The time has come for you to [[go and circulate]] to chat with the faculty! You may begin your visits on Wed. Sept 7th and will have til Sept 16th to go by their offices!

* Next Contending Voices quiz is scheduled for next Wednesday, Sept. 14th! This quiz will cover Chapter 3 of Contending Voices, Franklin vs. Edwards!

* If you need any guidance or support for the writing assignment or reading Ms. Bray has/will cover with you in class today, be sure to come by our office hours for help! Ms. Bray and I share an office hour today and I will be in my office from 3-5pm today!

* Bring your 3 Blue Books to Seminar or to my office(FC 121) by Wednesday, Sept. 14th!
*DO NOT WRITE YOUR NAME ON THEM - I will have a checklist to keep track of who has turned them in.
*Turning them in will count as a lecture supplement assignment grade for History and Seminar.
*You can purchase them at the campus bookstore or the Islander bookstore(next to Stripes on Ennis Joslin)!
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!!! Announcements and reminders:

!!!Reminders:

* The time has come for you to [[go and circulate]] to chat with the faculty! You may begin your visits on Wed. Sept 7th and will have til Sept 16th to go by their offices!

* Next Contending Voices quiz is scheduled for next Wednesday, Sept. 14th! This quiz will cover Chapter 3 of Contending Voices, Franklin vs. Edwards!

* If you need any guidance or support for the writing assignment or reading Ms. Bray has/will cover with you in class today, be sure to come by our office hours for help! Ms. Bray and I share an office hour today and I will be in my office from 3-5pm today!

* Bring your 3 Blue Books to Seminar or to my office(FC 121) by Wednesday, Sept. 14th!
*DO NOT WRITE YOUR NAME ON THEM - I will have a checklist to keep track of who has turned them in.
*Turning them in will count as a lecture supplement assignment grade for History and Seminar.
*You can purchase them at the campus bookstore or the Islander bookstore(next to Stripes on Ennis Joslin)!
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!!! So, why is it important to understand this?
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!!!Historical context is the political, social, cultural, and economic setting for a particular idea or event. In order to better understand something in history, we must look at its context--those things which surround it in time and place and which give it its meaning. In this way, we can gain, among other things, a sense of how unique or ordinary an event or idea seems to be in comparison to other events and ideas.
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!! Historical Context Matters!
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* Questions
, Comments, Concerns?

* Getting the Context...What IS [[http://homeworktips
.about.com/od/historyhomework/p/historicalcontext.htm|Context?]]

**Historical context is the political, social, cultural, and economic setting for a particular idea or event. In order to better understand something in history, we must look at
its context--those things which surround it in time and place and which give it its meaning. In this way, we can gain, among other things, a sense of how unique or ordinary an event or idea seems to be in comparison to other events and ideas.
** Le [[Critical Analysis]] essay - the Historical Context should be half of the essay! Explaining the background fully; helps the reader of exam essay to understand why events unfolded the way they did in a particular time period.
**[[ Some practice with context]]!

* Finding the Historical Context in Chapter 2: Bacon and Berkeley
** Today we will focus on the first half of Hollitz's essay: ''Revolt on the Virginia Frontier'' AND Wooster's class lecture on Colonial Virginia

** So, what ''exactly'' should we all be getting out of the lecture and text, so far?
** [[Let's figure it out together]]!
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!!!Historical context is the political, social, cultural, and economic setting for a particular idea or event. In order to better understand something in history, we must look at its context--those things which surround it in time and place and which give it its meaning. In this way, we can gain, among other things, a sense of how unique or ordinary an event or idea seems to be in comparison to other events and ideas.