Ashley__Tanguay_HIS_200__Applied_History (2) - Week 1 Short Responses \u2013 Question 1 In the following scenario which historical lens is being

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Week 1 Short Responses – Question 1 In the following scenario, which historical lens is being applied? Why do you think so? The influx of unskilled Irish immigrants into New York City in the 1840s and early 1850s drives down wages for other workers at the low end of the salary ladder. In this specific scenario, I think the historical lens being applied would be the economic lens. I think the economic lens is being applied because the salary ladder and wages are mentioned. Week 1 Short Responses – Question 2 In the following scenario, which historical lens is being applied? Why do you think so? In 1908 Aram Pothier, an immigrant from Quebec, is elected governor of Rhode Island with strong support from the Québécois community. In this specific scenario, the historical lens being applied is the political lens. I think the political lens is being applied because this scenario mentions the governor which would be political.

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