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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 specific time. The diary of Ann Frank is also a great example of a primary source. Her actual diary that was retrieved shares with us actual events and allows us to see what life was like through her eyes with her diary. Other primary sources are things like surveys and results. If you take a look at this year’s Census statistics that is leaving primary source information about our country and our people. We create primary sources every day when we take pictures with our phones because we are documenting something in a photo of a specific date and time. Without primary sources we would not be able to discover things from the past.…

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    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 information contained in the…

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    A secondary source, this book is written by Anthony Beevor, A British military Historian, It is originally published in 2006. Its purpose was to revise previous interpretations and recount the events that happened in the Spanish civil war. The focus of the book is on 2 Chapters, one being chapter 17: The battle of Madrid and Chapter and Chapter 33: The fall of Catalonia, both chapters depicts to different key battles that uses the Guerra Celere(rapid war)that results to the loss of territory for…

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    A well known debate today is whether young adults should seek a post-secondary education or if they should jump right into the workforce after graduating high school. When analyzing articles, you have to pay attention to the dates they were written and who wrote them. Some sources are biased and could persuade your thoughts and decisions in a negative way. Many people disagree with attending a type of post-secondary schooling, but college can give students the ability to financially succeed…

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    My research topic for my secondary source paper is plastic pollution. My research question is what impact has plastic pollution had on our oceans in the past 25 years. My family has always been big into traveling and when we do you will typically find us in the water snorkeling. The place that stands out most in my memory is Hawaii; the water was crystal clear, the coral bright, and the turtles would swim right next to you. This is where I fell in love with the sea, but this is also where I…

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    In considering the two types of sources—primary and secondary—I think that each has their strengths. However, I think that primary sources are ultimately the best way to learn about the past, because they are more memorable, more interesting, and easier to empathize with. The first advantage to primary sources is that they are more memorable. The point of history, of course, is to learn about the past, and so this is an important concern. If you don’t remember, you don’t learn. Anyhow,…

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    Secondary Source Analysis Bad Medicine Better Medicine attempts to summarize, and examine the history of medicine, and how all medicine before 1865 can be considered bad. It wasn’t until the last century and a half did good medicine start to find its place in medical history. In Wootton’s opinion, it is said that the history of medicine has been often written by doctors, for doctors. Modern discoveries which should actually be considered good have only come about through evidence-based methods,…

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    each student to gain fluency in the general capabilities. The teacher begins to extend the general capabilities as there are lessons involving researching and locating sources. This incorporates information and communication technology (ICT). There is also much critical and creative thinking that is involved as the students are to then analyse source and as well as making comparisons. They will use their creative thinking towards the end of the unit as they will create a narrative of their own.…

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    encyclopedia containing a collection of articles from various authors. It is among the most popular websites globally. Most daily internet users access Wikipedia pages making the website stand out as a common source of essential information. Users can add new works or edit the contents of other users’ articles. According to Hasty et al., “Since its 2001 launch, Wikipedia has become the most popular general reference site on the Internet, ranking sixth globally based on Internet traffic” (368).…

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    Identification and Evaluation of Sources: For the historical investigation, I wanted to do something that was relevant to my life but also something that is considered history now. My life includes high school sports and looking at that and history, Title IX was brought back to my attention. In the year 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act, was passed. The basics behind Title IX were that if an activity was funded by Federal means, then no person, on the basis of sex, could be…

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