Instructor's Name

Dr. William Trollinger



Writing Process

Editor's note: This article is the recipient of the issue's award for Excellence in Historiography.

I began writing my ASI 120 historiography paper by selecting the topic of African American education during Reconstruction. I spent several weeks researching how the historiography of African American education during Reconstruction has changed over time and creating an annotated bibliography of my nine sources. While creating my annotated bibliography, I grouped my nine sources into three interpretive categories based on how each author choose to interpret the history of African American education during Reconstruction. Finally, I used my annotated bibliography to create my historiography paper. In my historiography paper, I compared the three interpretive categories to determine which of the categories was, in my opinion, the best using a select criteria of requirements.

Award Winner

Excellence in Historiography Writing



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