Abstract

This paper will illustrate the research adventure I embarked on in order to complete the final ten-page paper for my Theory and Writing of History Seminar. The paper topic was twofold; we were instructed to locate primary sources and to use them to reconstruct a past event as accurately as possible while at the same time using our particular topic as a test case to demonstrate the difficulty in doing so, taking special note of the relationship between evidence and historical truth.

Disciplines

History | United States History



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