homework

Historians:

1.  Here are the links for the two front pages of the The New York Herald, which may help you read the stories on them more easily. 

 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030313/1842-01-12/ed-1/seq-1/ (Links to an external site.)

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030313/1842-01-18/ed-1/seq-1/ (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)

To recap the assignment, choose five different stories, read as much of them as you can, and then write brief answers to the following questions: 

What’s the story?   

Whom would it interest?   (target audience)

Where did the information come from?   (attribution)

Was it local or someplace else?  (location)

What seemed to be the purpose?  (entertain, inform, persuade, etc?) 

Did you find it interesting?

2. In order to push ahead in class on Thursday, please read about The New York World in Schudson on pages 91-106. Be ready to discuss what you’ve read in class. 

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