Explain how the chosen narrative helps you better understand your historical research question.
Compare the narratives presented in your primary and secondary sources relevant to your historical event. Apply the source analysis skills from
the previous activity to help you compare the narratives about your historical event. Describe the stories told in each source about your historical event. Provide evidence from your sources to support your descriptions of the narratives. Consider the following questions: How are the
narratives in each source similar and/or different? How has the story of your historical event and key figure or group (identified in the previous module) been told in the past and the present? From which perspectives are the narratives told? What was occurring in society at the time of the event, such as politics, the economy, and entertainment? Describe one narrative that has significantly influenced the contemporary
understanding of your historical event. Select one narrative from the four you analyzed. Choose the narrative that you think has been the most influential in terms of what is known and unknown about your historical event. Explain why you chose this narrative and how it has impacted our
current understanding of the event. Explain how the chosen narrative helps you better understand your historical research question. How does the narrative you chose expand, support, or challenge your research question?