Discuss the Historical Essay Thesis and Outline Assignment

  • Difference between primary and secondary sources
                    *How do Primary and Secondary Sources differ?
                     While primary sources are the original records created by firsthand witnesses 
                     of an event, secondary sources are documents, texts, images, and objects about 
                     an event created by someone who typically referenced the primary
                     sources for their information. Textbooks are excellent examples of secondary 
  • How to find primary sources
  • Difference between argument and summary
                    * "Because" statement
  • Sample outline
  • How to submit the thesis and outline assignment

Remember: You can only use primary sources from the websites Dr. Costanzo has provided. Sources from any other website or book must be approved by either him or myself.

Assignment for Monday, October 10th: mini research presentation over the topic for your Historical Essay

Discuss Mid-Term Reflection

Reminder: Your Historical Essay Thesis and Outline is due on Thursday, October 6th by 11:59 p.m.

Reminder: Give Me Liberty! Chapter 7 Quiz is due by Sunday, October 9th by 11:59 p.m.

Reminder: Week 8 Discussion is due by Sunday, October 9th by 11:59 p.m.