primary source analysis
Identity: Who made this source?
Authority: How close was the creator to the event(s) they describe?
Audience: Who was the source created for? What was the target audience, and why?
Motivations: Why was this source created? Did the creator have something to gain or lose
in influencing how the event would be understood?
Context: When was the source created? How long after the event? What else was
occurring at that time?
Accuracy/reliability: Does this source confirm or contradict the story told by similar
sources? If so, what might that tell us about how a given event has been studied?
Final essays must be double-spaced, at least 600 words in length, and include a wordcount
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