Blue Ridge Parkway Primary Source Analysis

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First person accounts, while a gold mine of historical information, are biased. Model for your classes how to uncover the bias in these primary source documents and how to use multiple documents to gather a more complete picture of events. High-tech and low-tech options are available for collecting information gathered by class groups who examine primary source documents written by persons affected by the construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Complete directions for the activity and links to the documents are included in the packet.

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