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Write an essay (3 or 4 paragraphs) that analyzes the primary document associated with the link above. Be sure to answer all of the below that apply (remove the numbering and put in essay form!). You should focus your analysis on the document itself and not on any explanation that accompanies it.
Your writing must be in essay form. Be sure to proofread and perform a spelling and grammar check on your writing prior to submission.
Summarize the document in one sentence.
Is it a letter, speech, newspaper, etc?
Describe it as if you were explaining to someone who can not see it. Is it handwritten or typed? Is it all by the same person? Are there stamps or other marks? What else do you see?
Who wrote it?
Who read / received it?
When is it from?
Where is it from?
What is it talking about?
Why did the author write it? Quote evidence from the document that tells you this. You must have one direct quote from the document (in quotation marks, no citation is needed).
What was happening at the time in history (something directly related to this primary source) that this primary source / document was created?
What did you find out from this document that you might not learn anywhere else?

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