History 310R: Worksheet #1 for Paper #1
To be completed before class on 2/13/2014.
Which historiographical concept have you chosen? Why?
How are you defining this concept? (And what source(s) are you relying on for this?)
What are the strengths and weakne
The Aftermath of War (Britain): Discussion Questions
Please complete before class on 2/11/2014.
What did John Wilkes stand for?
What strikes you as rhetorically significant in The Battle of the Quills?
Why does Conway argue that there was a general consen
The Settlements and Unsettlements of 1763: Discussion Questions
Please complete before class on 2/4/2014.
Calloway argues that 1763 was a year during which times turned, setting
North America on a new course. What does he mean by this?
According to Callow
History 310R: Guidelines for Paper #1:
Analyzing and Applying a Historiographical Concept
Your first paper requires that you choose one of the historiographical concepts listed
below (and discussed in class); analyze its significance, relevance, applicabi
How, according to Fred Anderson, has the French and Indian War/Seven
Years War typically been viewed?
How does Anderson believe it should be viewed?
What effect does the Frenc
The Tensions and Interconnections of Empires: Discussion
Please complete before class on 1/23/2014.
1) What is historiography? How is the Introduction by Jack
Greene and Philip Morgan an example of historiography?
2) According to Greene and Morg
HISTORY 310R: Oral Presentation Guidelines and Grading Rubric
Description: In consultation with one of your peers, you will be responsible for
introducing the primary source(s) for a specific class meeting. You should make sure
that your oral presentation
Research Proposal and Annotated Bibliography (5-8 pages)
This will be a proposal and preliminary annotated bibliography for your anticipated final paper.
An effective proposal is one that establishes your topic and poses a focuse
EVALUATING A PRIMARY SOURCE
Who is the author of this source? What about this authors background or political leanings
seems particularly important in thinking about this source? What were the author(s) goals in
creating this source?
History 310R: Guidelines for Paper #2
Comparative Primary Source Analysis
Your second paper requires that you write a comparative analysis of two or three primary
source documents of your choice, selected from our assigned class readings. You may
Evaluating a Secondary Source:
British Conceptions of Global Empire, 1756-1783
Please complete this before class on 1/30/2014.
1) Publication of the article: When was it published? Where was it published? (Why is this
significant? Does it tell us anything