Primary sources are a great place to start your research project. They are the raw materials of history — original documents and objects which were created at the time of the event you are studying. They are different from secondary sources, which are accounts or interpretations of events created by someone without first hand experience.
Primary sources are created:
A primary source is not necessarily your main source!
Why use primary sources?
We have curated many primary sources for you from the two books below and you can find them in the Canvas site for your class. They cover topics including Culture, Politics, Race and Rights, Religion, Environment, and Women.