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Historical Sourcing

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Mallory Mattivi

on 24 August 2015

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Transcript of Historical Sourcing

Introduction to Historical Thinking
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- When investigating history it is important to take many points of view into account. There are multiple sides every story.
What is historical thinking?
- Historical thinking relies on developing a sound claim supported by evidence.

For example:

Claim: The United States gained it's freedom from England.

Evidence: Documents such as the declaration of independence, historical accounts, etc.
Claims and Evidence
Multiple Perspectives
- Historians look at two types of sources when looking at different events.
Historical Sourcing
- Primary Source Examples: Diaries, letters, speeches, manuscripts, pottery, and clothing.

- Secondary Source Examples: Textbooks, encyclopedias, and magazine articles.

Examples of Primary and Secondary Sources
- Historical thinking is all the skills and resources students need when investigating history.
Primary Source: Is a document or artifact created during the time period in question.

Secondary Source: A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources.
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