Why is history important? Why do we need to know and understand it? We study history in order to understand where we are, and how we came to be here. In the various classes I teach, you will become immersed in the many ages and stages of history, and current events. My hope is you will leave my class ready to lead the lives of productive, knowledgeable, citizens with the desire to leave this world better than it was given you. I hope everyone is geared up for a new year! We have lots to do! Please use this site as a resource if you lose your work, your notes, or to complete your homework.
Primary Source Documents
Primary Document Analysis GuidesSourcing Primary Documents
Primary sources/documents are the backbone of our understanding of history, snapshots of the past that have been left behind by those that experienced it. In the same way you leave clues about the world around you with every text, photo, status update, so too have people in our past left the same clues. With so many types of artifacts, we group them into the following categories:
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