Interpreting the Battle of Gettysburg-U.S.

Interpreting the Battle of Gettysburg-U.S.

Christopher Hamner

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-19122-3; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-19122-1; Format: e-Book Agency, 15 pages

This document collection will allow students to develop an understanding of the different perspectives on the battle of Gettysburg and analyze the value and limitations of a variety of sources describing the battle. Working with conflicting sources to develop their own understanding of the battle will give students practice with the historical skills of comparison, context, and interpretation. Students are guided through their analysis of the primary sources with an author-provided learning objective, central question, and historical context.