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Primary vs. Secondary Homework Assignment

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Directions: For each number, determine which sources are primary and which are secondary. Explain your answer. 1) A. Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Vice President John Adams transmitting a petition from the Society for the Abolition of Slavery and an … Continue reading

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Primary vs. Secondary Sources

A primary source is a document or physical object which was written or created at the time. A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources. These sources are at least one step removed from the event. This means, someone created … Continue reading

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Amen! Resources for Teaching World Religions

I started this with a simple Google search for “World Religions,” which led me to this University of Minnesota website. It gives a brief review of six major religions, Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. I find myself discovering … Continue reading

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Multimedia Resources for Teaching Science

This is a stretch for me because I’m really more of a humanities and social sciences librarian than a science one. There are several resources I’ve found when starting on this topic. I lived in Philadelphia for four years, so … Continue reading

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Resources for Studying Congress

There are many wonderful resources for studying the US congressional history and the legislative process. Here are some I’ve compiled: National Archives The National Archives like to utilize their Charters of Freedom collection, which includes the Declaration of Independence, the … Continue reading

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