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Where/when was the primary source created/authored/produced?

1. Who created/authored/produced the source, and who was the audience? What does this suggest about the point of view reflected in the source? You may consider the social status, age,  and race/ethnicity, and/or gender of the author (if it is discernible). When analyzing the author’s social identities, do not analyze their identities using today’s definitions of race/ethnicity, gender, class, etc. Consider how the author(s) would think about race/ethnicity, gender, class, etc. in their time period. 

2. Where/when was the primary source created/authored/produced? Situate the source in its historical context. Be as detailed as possible! I expect you to draw connections to  our readings and to quote them

. 3. Describe the source and analyze it. What is interesting, strange, and notable about this source. I expect you to show how you are engaging with and interpreting the source, and I expect this section of your paper to be the longest. Provide quotes and explain their importance. Again, be as detailed as possible. A generalized summary is not enough

.4. Why is this source important to our understanding of Asian American history? What does this source teach us?