Why are you using sources? Primary and secondary sources give your paper validity and specific evidence of your own thoughts.
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Primary Sources will be used to help illustrate your points by examining the primary documents on the issue or the primary work of literature, history, art, etc.
Exercise 13: What are the primary sources, and what would you do with those sources for the following ideas? For further exercise, you might find these primary sources and discuss their relevance:
Secondary sources will be used to support your perspective on the primary sources.
Exercise 14: What are some optional secondary sources, and what would you do with those sources for the following ideas? For further exercise, you might find some of these secondary sources and discuss their relevance: