Essential Skills



Analyzing Historical Evidence: Secondary Sources


Describe the claim or argument of a secondary source, as well as the evidence used. 

Describe a pattern or trend in quantitative data in non—text-based sources.

Explain how a historian’s claim or argument is supported with evidence.  Explain how a historian’s context influences the claim or argument. 

Analyze patterns and trends in quantitative data in non—text-based sources. 

Evaluate the effectiveness of a historical claim or argument.

Where you prove that you can do this on the exam The DBQ, Short Answer, and Multiple Choice

How we do this...

Socratic Seminar...this is why we read Zinn and Schweikart in APUSH and discuss the history of the history of the crusades in AP World