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Historical Investigation 2014

Historical Investigation QuestionTo what extent was John Brown justified in his actions in Kansas and/or at Harpers Ferry according to the “Just War Doctrine?”

Africans in America website from PBS with lots of sources about John Brown.  Check at the bottom of the page for even more.  
John Brown's Holy War from PBS' American Experience. 
Article from the Washington Post about John Brown (2009).
Pages in The American Promise on John Brown: - 405-407, 423-425, 429-430.

In order to ask me a question directly about your paper on Google Drive, share the document with me and then follow the directions at this website

Prepare a bibliography using BibMe.

If you want to learn how to cite sources, both in-text, and in the bibliography, go to the Univesrsity of Maryland web stie.

In order to cite "John Brown's Holy War" in your paper it should look like this ("John Brown's Holy War"). 
If you want to cite what historian Russell Banks said in "John Brown's Holy War" it should look like this (Banks qtd. in "John Brown's Holy War"). 
You can find a transcript of the video here.


Days to work on the Project in class:
April 7-11, 2014

Project Due Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11:59 PM

John Brown's Holy War from PBS - Watch it!