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This assignment will be completed in class. It should take approximately 20 minutes.
Let's say I'm doing a project with the following purpose:
I want to investigate the causes and outcomes associated with the assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, John F. Kennedy, and Robert Kennedy.
My detailed questions are:
I want to separate facts from speculation regarding the assassinations.
I want to know why each person was killed. What motivated the killers?
Why is JFK's assassination surrounded with so many unanswered questions?
I need to get a better understanding of the 1960's.
What impact did race and religion have on these assassinations?
My focus is:
What would the country have been like if all four of these people would have lived to see the 21st Century?
How are assassinations carried out.
Why do leaders seemed to get killed & how did these events shape the security of current leaders?
My product is:
I think I'm going to do a PowerPoint or sometime of video about these guys.
My purpose is:
This project will make me more aware of leaders of the Republic of the United States of America. I am impacted by this project by understanding the roles of democratically elected leaders as well as leaders of a movement.
Your assignment is to examine the following sources:
What sources fit my purpose, detailed questions, focus, or products? Why? What sources don't fit into any of those areas? Can a source be valid but not fit into any of those areas?
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