Primary resources are the basis of your blog project this semester. Below are some links to primary resources online. Save yourself some time and read the descriptions to see if the resource is related to your project.
A primary source is first hand evidence. It was there at the time of an event.
A primary source is contemporary to the period being studied.
Examples of primary sources are: speeches, letters, comics/cartoons, songs, legislation, court decisions, journals/diaries, interviews, artifacts, autobiographies, statistics, experiments, and photographs.
The American Revolution
Newspapers and Periodicals
Slavery and Abolition
General works about the western hemisphere:
The Haitian Revolution
**Is there something else you’d like to explore? Let me know and we’ll find something for you.
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