History 390

Blog 3

Blog 3

The three principles of tidy data are, variables are in columns, observations are in rows, and values are in cells. This organization method is useful and should be taught in middle school for all to know. When you enter the data onto a spread sheet the data must be clear […]

Historical Research packet

Historical Research packet

What has significance and what does not? Many historians ponder this question. Significant people, places, and events, allow people to better understand the past. This project emphasizes the significance of The Wayside Inn, a building that survived being in the middle of a civil war battle and still stands to […]

Reflection

Reflection

During this semester I have learned many new things. The tools that this class has taught me have been very helpful. This semester the hardest thing we had to do was decipher the cursive handwriting of people in the past. Besides not learning cursive handwriting after the third grade trying […]

Reupload of blog 5

Reupload of blog 5

The sources that were looked at in class were different from the usual sources that I use. In my other classes peer reviewed papers and studies of other papers is what we usually use. Data can be found throughout each source. In history we focus on the date of events […]

Timeline

Timeline

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dataset

dataset

Folio # Date of Meeting Curator(s) Donator Donation Notes 8 1774 February, 18 Samuel Duffield, David Ritterhouse, Thomas Donel None Book, and other collectibles. These items were moved into a cabinet. 8 1775 January, 6 Samuel Duffield, David Ritterhouse, Thomas Donel None None This is a written note for the […]

Reupload of Blog 4

Reupload of Blog 4

The marker, George Washington in Winchester; according to the information March 1748 Washington visited Winchester, Virginia. Winchester then known as Fredericktown, was the home of Lord Fairfax. Lord Fairfax hired Mr. Washington as a surveyor, Washington later purchased property in Winchester in 1753. In 1755 Washington unsuccessfully ran as a […]

Blog 2

Blog 2

Elana Saravia The literacies discussed in class, were terribly confusing. Seeing all the ways that you can ruin yourself and reputation with faulty citations is chilling. The importance of copyright is understandable, but the many ways you can make a mistake almost discourages people to use it. In universities making […]

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