Primary Source Analysis

  • What are primary sources?
  • How to analyze primary sources

  • Context of the source (What is the source? Who is it produced by? When was it produced? Where was it produced? Why was it produced?)
  • What is the argument/point of the source?
  • What kind of appeal does the source use? (logical, emotional)
  • What does the source explain about the time period?

REMINDER: You must have the Declaration of Independence read before Seminar on Thursday morning

REMINDER: Chapters 4 and 5 quizzes from Give Me Liberty! are due today by 1 p.m.