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Historiography Kayla Mizelle

For this assignment, I started by thinking about the things that interest me that are conventionally known histories. One thing that has always peeked my interests has been World War 2 and the mass exodus of people, specifically Jews, from Germany before the war. The people migrated all over the world, some went to England and…

“New Deal REA- 1963” Leuchtenburg (Kayla Mizelle)

In this reading, Luechtenburg discusses the affects the rural electrification had on American society. He claims that the REA was Roosevelts biggest contribution to the American society. Leuchtenburg writes, “Valley Authority was bringing electricity to a valley where, in 1932, only one Mississippi farm out of a hundred had power. “We are working toward no less…

“How Revisionist History Works” Kayla Mizelle

Cristen Conger in her article, “How Revisionist History Works” explains what revisionist history is and the implications that go along with revisionism. Conger defines revisionist history as, “Scholars find inconsistencies or outright fallacies in historical narratives and make the necessary edits, or they examine the reasoning behind historical facts.” [1] This essentially means that somewhere…

“Reclaiming Realism for the Left: Gar Alperovitz and the Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb” Kayla Mizelle

In “Reclaiming Realism for the Left: Gar Alperovitz and the Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb” by Peter Kirstein creates and recognizes the argument that dropping atomic bombs on Japan may not have been entirely necessary and potentially a poor decision by the United States. In the second paragraph, he lets on to his opinion…

“What Are Historical Facts, P. 331-335, Part 2” Kayla Mizelle

Carl L. Becker in, “What Are Historical Facts” pages 331-335 attempts to help aspiring historians understand where a historical fact exists. He explains that a historical fact exists either in the mind of a person or it does not exist at all. He explains that an event could be recorded and written down but with out …

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