Modern Europe-Biography

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  • Using Primary Sources

    Questions to ask as you read a primary source:

    • What was happening during this time period?
    • What was the creator’s purpose in making this primary source?
    • What does the creator do to get his or her point across?
    • What was this primary source’s audience?
    • What biases or stereotypes do you see?
    • What do you see that you didn’t expect?
    • What powerful words and ideas are expressed?