August 17, 2018

Featured Source: Europe Is Getting Hot

Zoom into this political cartoon (.pdf). Fill out a primary source analysis tool to help you look deeply at this source and discover what information it was attempting to convey.In your analysis, did you recognize any of the people? Read the curator note to find out the names of the people the creator depicted in this political cartoon. Then choose one person to research to find out more about his role in World War II. Summarize your findings in a paragraph.Review the primary source … [Read more...]

Featured Source: Gauchos, Argentina

Be a primary source investigator. Zoom into this photograph. Look carefully at the details in the image. What did you learn about gauchos from your photo investigation?Read this entry on Gauchos from Encyclopædia Britannica or watch this National Geographic video about gauchos or both.What more did you learn about gauchos? How does that information compare with your primary source investigation?Tell the story of this picture from the point of view of the man in the middle of the … [Read more...]

World Spotlight: Argentina

Argentina primary source set from the World Digital LibraryArgentina imagesArgentina webcastsArgentina mapsArgentina songsArgentine literary recordingsArgentina books and documents (English & Spanish)U.S. historical newspaper articles mentioning Argentina through 1922Service in Argentina: U.S. veteran oral historiesForeign Affairs Oral History Collection interviews mentioning ArgentinaU.S. legislation related to ArgentinaGuide to Law Online: … [Read more...]