Examples of Historical Thinking – 1775 Colonial Newspaper Article – Part Two

Saturday, August 17, 2019

In 1775, a colonial newspaper reported on Patriots burning tea in Providence, RI. How much can you learn from this newspaper article? Whose point of view is it written from? What does it include and what does it leave out? Barbara Clark Smith reveals the questions she would ask to get the most from this primary source.

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