Historians examining similar, or even the same, topics can develop very different research depending on the questions they ask and the sources they use. Review the two short texts assigned for today and pay particular attention to the footnotes to discern what kinds of primary sources McKiven and Eastman use. How does their choice of primary sources influence the kinds narratives they each develop?
- Prepare a 150-200 word discussion post in response to the prompt above. If you prefer, you may offer your own prompt (include at the top of your post) and write a response to it.
- At the end record a question you’d like your colleagues to weigh in on in relation to the readings.