Primary Source Analysis Instructions All written work should employ footnotes (NOT textnotes) Make certain you understand the distinctions between the following types of sources: Primary sources: Created at the time of the event. Include letters, manuscripts, diaries, journals, newspapers, memoirs, speeches, government documents, legal case notes and decisions, scientific research notes, battle plans, maps, weapons, tools, decorative arts, music, art, and architecture. Secondary sources: Created after the event takes place and describe, synthesize, and interpret the original primary sources. Include books, articles in scholarly journals, historical articles in newspapers, biographies, even illustrations. Tertiary sources: Created after the primary event takes place and rely not only on primary sources but also on secondary sources. Include reference books such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, abstracts, directories, indices, and bibliographies. Create a Word Document, name it: Last Name, P.S. Analysis. Place your name and date in the paper. Select ONE of the Documents listed under the attachments Then, treat the following major points and where appropriate write full sentence answers: Type of Document (for example, letter; memorandum; map; telegram; press release; report; government document; census report; court decision; other—be specific): Date(s) of Document: Author(s) of Document (if known). Include full name(s); birth and death dates; position at the time and title/rank: Document Information: Write a paragraph with complete sentences and explain in your own words five important points the document conveys. Write at least two sentences and explain in your own words why the document was written. What evidence in the document helps you know why it was written? Quote from the document and provide footnotes according to the guidelines in the Introductory Discussion. Write a three- to five-sentence paragraph in your own words that gives the historical background to the document. (Or, explain what was happening when the document was written.) Do you have any questions about the document?