Primary Source Documents
What is a Primary Source document?
A primary source document is a first-hand account of an event or topic.
They were created by people who were there at time of the event.
It helps people to connect with the past and promote a deeper understanding of history.
What is a reason we use primary source documents?
What are some examples of Primary Sources?
What are secondary sources?
Information created by someone who did not experience or participate in the events being discussed.
Secondary sources serve to help examine, form an idea, report, and interpret information from primary sources.
How are secondary sources different from primary sources?
What are some examples of secondary sources?
What is an example of a famous primary source document from history?
What are some famous examples of Primary Source Documents?
Diary of Anne Frank
Declaration of Independence
Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream speech