Attached is a pdf file to also pull information from. Chapters 1-4 will be helpful. maybe chapter 5. Please be very specific. Use losts of details.
The purpose of these exercises is to enhance your ability to analyze primary sources, relate their contents to other textual evidence, and engage in the practice of historical interpretation. Each student will compose a short written response in which they answer the questions below based on their reading of the selected document as well as their knowledge of relevant course materials. Please look over the questions before you read the document. Papers should be approximately 700 words (two to three pages), typed and double-spaced in twelve-point font, and edited for spelling and grammatical errors. They should also paraphrase or directly quote the document where appropriate, though you do not need to include formal citations. Whenever you reference any other source, make sure to specify the title of the work along with the name(s) of its author(s).
- Who is the author of this text and what is it about?
- What implicit biases does the author betray in presenting his or her argument or depiction?
- Based on your understanding of lecture content and course readings, do you agree with his or her argument or depiction? Why or why not?
- In its treatment of your chosen topic, how is this text similar to and/or different from the ones you examined in previous SAEs? What accounts for these parallels and/or discrepancies?
- What does the document reveal about other prominent historical trends or themes during the time period in question?