Historical Context Chart.docx - HIS 100 Theme 3 Historical Context Chart Prompt Historiography is the practice of analyzing how the historical context

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HIS 100 Theme 3: Historical Context Chart Prompt : Historiography is the practice of analyzing how the historical context of a time influences how historians write about and interpret historical events. First, choose three secondary sources from your selected topic in the Research Kit and copy and paste the full citation of each article into the Article Citation field. Next, explain in the chart below how you think the historical context of the time when these articles were written may have impacted the authors’ interpretations of the events. You are encouraged to check out this website to help you formulate your thoughts on the historical context of your articles. Historical Context Article Citation Historical Context of Publication Date Impact of Historical Context on Author’s Thesis Morton, L. (1957). The decision to use the atomic bomb. Foreign Affairs, 35(2), 334–353. Retrieved from u/login? url= g/stable/20031230 This article was published in January of 1957. I looked at the historical context that took place in 1956 instead of 1957 since the article was published so early in the year. 1956 was one of the peak years for the baby boomers and the Cold War was taking place. Also, there was an increase in living standards and more focus on education. They wanted more kids to go to college right out of high school. Elvis Presley made his entry into the music world. The civil rights movement was still
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