The following information relates to the Primary Source Activity: Richard Manning Bucktrout Daybook and Ledger
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Date:

Biography Chart
List important events occurring in the United States.

Brainstorm: How might these events influence individuals living in Williamsburg, Virginia at the time?

Individual's Name and Description from Index
Primary Source
Analysis: What does this tell you about life during this time period? Think about Subject, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Speaker

Who:
What:
When:
Invoice (circle one): money paid or money owed


Who:
What:
When:
Invoice (circle one): money paid or money owed


Who:
What:
When:
Invoice (circle one): money paid or money owed


Who:
What:
When:
Invoice (circle one): money paid or money owed


Who:
What:
When:
Invoice (circle one): money paid or money owed

Larger Questions:


What evidence did you find about conditions of daily life during this time?


What does the evidence suggest about the society? Is this an egalitarian or stratified social hierarchy, how can you tell?


What insight does this type of primary source give historians? What types of historical research would be most aided by examining ledger and daily books like this?
h would be most aided by examining ledger and daily books like this?