You have decided to “Stop McDougall at the border” just as the people of Red River decided to do. To make that decision, you have analyzed a variety of source documents. Please create a log of the evidence you found and record it in the box on the right.
Consider these six “Historical Thinking Concepts” when you create your log of evidence:
- Establish historical significance
- Use primary source evidence
- Identify continuity and change
- Analyze cause and consequence
- Take a historical perspective, and
- Understand the ethical dimension of historical interpretations
At the end of this exercise, you will be asked to incorporate the “Historical Thinking Concepts” into a series of six questions. Using the “Historical Thinking Concepts” from your log of evidence will simplify the assignment.
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