Navigate online collections of primary documents by exploring these government and academic sources of information. When examining primary documents and resources, be sure to interpret and analyze them be using the resources below in order to extrapolate and apply any information.
What is a secondary source?
In contrast, a secondary source of information is one that was created later by someone who did not experience first-hand or participate in the events or conditions you’re researching. They tend to provide analysis or commentary on a historical event within a different context. Secondary sources include but are not limited to: