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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