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LEAP with Dr. White and Dale Larsen: History

This is a course-specific guide supporting Dr. Mike White's LEAP classes with librarian Dale Larsen

History -and how to work the angle

...written history is a dialogue among historians, not only about what happened but about why and how events unfolded.  The study of history is not only remembering answers. It requires following and evaluating arguments and arriving at usable, even if tentative, conclusions based on the available evidence.

Writing Tip!: Compare and contrast differing sets of ideas, values, personalities, behaviors, and institutions by identifying likenesses and differences, intentions, values, ideas, beliefs, interests, hopes, strengths/weaknesses, and fears.

Historical Analysis and Interpretation. National Center for History in the Schools, UCLA, n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2014

Web/Wikipedia look up -1920s (what was going on, what had recently affected the U.S.?)

America: History & Life
Historical Abstracts
JSTOR

photographs

Bain News Service. Astrid of Belg. 1927. George Grantham Bain Collection.
     Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.
     LC-B2- 3638-13. The Library of Congress on Flickr. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.
     <http://www.flickr.com/photos/8623220@N02>.

What a shocking hair style you have!

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