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  • Identification And Evaluation Of Sources

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    Ryan Bankston 3/2/16 2B History Section 1: Identification and Evaluation of sources This investigation will explore the question: What were the causes that lead to Prohibition 's failure in the United States? This investigation will follow the years 1893 through 1933 to analyze the reasons for Prohibition 's failure as well as a shift away from Prohibition. The Prohibition era in the United States is most notably remembered for its inability to "sober up" the nation. According to Mark Thornton

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    Courtney Larson Section 1: Identification and Evaluation of Sources In this paper the question “How did Sam “The Banana Man” Zemurray change the political organization of Honduras in the 1910’s?” will be examined. The decade of 1910-1920 is used to narrow the span of time that can be considered. Honduras is examined because it was the second largest banana exporter in the world up to 1915, thereafter it was the largest (Bucheli 11). The first source is “The Fish That Ate The Whale” by Rich Cohen

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    Identification and Evaluation of Sources The British were renowned for their ability to colonize due to their strong naval resources and ambition. Among the lands colonized were New Zealand and Australia. Although they are next to each other on the map, England’s territory-grabbing past begs the question – “To what extent does the colonization of Australia differ from the colonization of New Zealand?” The focus of this investigation is to analyze the reasons for the British colonization of both areas

  • Identification And Evaluation Of Sources

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    Identification and Evaluation of Sources Source 1: A Letter from Albert Einstein to President Franklin D. Roosevelt This source was written by Albert Einstein in 1939. At the time of the publication of this letter, Einstein had retired from his job as the director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin, Germany and had immigrated to the United States (Biography, Einstein with scientists Enrico Fermi and Leo Szilard lobbied the U.S. government to take action in funding a research program

  • Identification And Evaluation Of Sources

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    Identification and evaluation of Sources This paper is going to use two major historical secondary sources as far as the persecution of the Jews between 1933-1945 in Germany is concerned. It generally addresses the question, “to what extent did pope Pius xii support Hitler’s persecution of the Jews?” One of the investigative sources which is used, is the book ‘The Papacy, the Jews and the Holocaust,’ written by Frank J Coppa and printed by the Catholic University of America Press in 2006. In this

  • Evaluation And Interpretation Of Sources

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    I. Evaluation and Interpretation of Sources In October 1962, the United States discovered nuclear missiles in Cuba, resulting in a two-week political crisis. This investigation will be assessing the following: what was Attorney General Robert Kennedy’s impact on the decisions and outcomes of the Cuban Missile Crisis? Nearly all of the meetings of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council were recorded, as well as many private conversations between President Kennedy and his staff. The

  • Source Selection Evaluation Paper

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    The Source Selection Evaluation Plan acts as a guide for the agency’s contracting team like that of the Technical Evaluation Plan. The choice of which configuration to utilize relies upon the intricacy and cost of the proposed venture and contract. A straightforward contract would utilize a technical evaluation plan while a more perplexing and costly venture may require a lawfully controlled source selection evaluation plan. The reason for the source selection evaluation plan is to depict the

  • Evaluation Criteria for Text Sources

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    Evaluation Criteria for Text Sources Title and Author of Source: Enoch, Jessica and Jordynn, Jack. "Remembering Sappho: new perspectives on teaching and writing women's rhetorical history." College English 73(5): pp. 518-537. Print. (Copy). Retrieved from: ProQuest Database. [Accessed on 31 May 2012]. First, consult the document entitled "Guidelines for Evaluating Sources". Then judge the credibility of the all the sources you located (use one worksheet for each source) according to each of

  • Sample Source Evaluation Sample

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    Source Evaluation 1: Credible Author: Explain how or why the author should be considered an expert. When we are considering sources for a research papers, it is not a wise thing to just jump onto the Internet and pull of the first article you see on the topic, which may sometimes sounds legitimate. In this day an age, anyone can create a website and put their thoughts out there for the world to see. To avoid taking information from authors that are not credible, writers should always research

  • Identification And Evaluation Of Sources Essay

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    Section A: Identification and Evaluation of sources This research paper is on the question of , What was the United States and other nations Response to the Rape of Nanking? This question is highly important for historians because it gives a view on how governments dealt with atrocities committed by nations and how they intervene. One source that is valid to the topic would be They Were in Nanjing: The Nanjing Massacre Witnessed