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    Part 1:Write a short commentary on either primary source extract A or Primary Source extract B. Extract Chosen= A This is a letter detailing the correspondence between the British foreign secretary Sir Edward Grey to the British Ambassador to Austria, Sir M. de Bunsen following a conversation he had on the morning of 23rd July 1914 (Great Britain Foreign Office, 1915). The letter was written when the July Crisis was at its peak and was written five days before the declaration of war from Austria-Hungary to Serbia. The letter is significant as it is written the same day an ultimatum was issued to Serbia by Austria which outlined demands such as taking responsibility for the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on 28th June. This as a historical source is useful to a historian in understanding the British reaction to the July Crisis, its reluctance to war, Britain’s uncertainty of its survival in a European war and it also alludes to the…

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    Primary Sources Essay

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    In short, historians viewed primary sources differently than they view secondary sources. In short, “primary sources are defined as sources that were created or written during the time period in which they reference and can include things like diaries, letters, films, interviews, and even results from research studies” (Primary sources, “n.d.”), In contrast, “secondary sources are sources that analyze primary sources in some way and include things like magazine and journal articles that analyze…

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    Franz Boas Primary Source

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    The author (Pullum, G. K.) in this book has shown a very strong view on how other authors have interpreted other papers written before them related to the incorrect vocabulary of Eskimos. Pullum merely points out that the information that is collected from one author can be presented in a completely different way by another. This arose between Franz Boas and Benjamin Lee Whorf from Boas’ primary source. To clarify, a primary source is a piece of original material which involves original thinking…

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    Primary and secondary sources are both very important pieces of information that have been used to help support history throughout the years. Without our primary and secondary sources we would not have information to base off of. Primary sources are actual artifacts or documents created during a specific time. Some great examples of primary sources are things like journals, diaries, newspapers, speeches and even things like art and music. All these things were created first hand by someone at a…

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    Academic writings are fundamental to expanding and solidifying knowledge and understanding. Axiomatic to the objective nature of the writing is the existence of persuasive source material acting to support the argument put forth. For this purpose, critical evaluation of sources should be meticulously undertaken so as to ensure a strong and competent argument has been assembled. The sources themselves can take on many different forms depending on the discipline being examined and written in,…

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    Primary sources are any original documents or artifacts from a period in time. These sources are often used to help figure out things about the people and time period that it is from. The Fatality Reports of those who died during the disaster of the Titanic are primary sources that give very useful insight into what life was like during the early 1900s. In order to determine these things, we must first analyze the source. This includes finding out who wrote the source, when the source was…

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    research there are primary sources as well as secondary sources. Both primary and secondary resources are vital to a good literature review. There are different types of primary and secondary sources that a nurse might use when preparing for a research project. Primary and Secondary Resources A primary source is “original information presented by the person or people responsible for creating it” (Schmidt &Brown, 2012). Primary sources always offer full references to others’ work cited…

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    Primary sources add a different point of view for historical events. With a first-hand account it is easier for a reader to understand more clearly from someone who was present. A secondary source states the event in a more informational way that does not depict as much of a personal emotion. Both documents are valuable and it is important to acknowledge the importance of seeing both primary and secondary documents on a subject. Without primary documents we may end up with a lack of detail and…

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    Primary Sources

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    generations. Sources that were taken during or immediately after a significant event are called primary. These sources provide the original information about the subject and portray the events in a realistic manner from a first-hand individual. Historians use primary sources to draw conclusion about a subject and provide a new perspective. When a historian uses primary sources to elaborate on a subject, he or she publishes secondary sources. Secondary sources are important because they can draw…

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    Primary Source Analysis

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    This primary source analysis is based upon the opinion of Judge Leon M. Bazile in a motion which was brought forth by Mildred and Richard Loving in 1965. The case was eventually appealed to the Supreme Court which fostered the landmark ruling of Loving v Virginia in 1967. The following will examine this source’s means of creation, how it came into being and its purpose for existing. This paper will then analyse the evidence behind the legal judgement, the tones accentuated in it and how…

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