Biography Chart

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

Name:

Date:

Biography Chart

List important events occurring in the United States.


Brainstorm: How might these events influence individuals living in Williamsburg 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 suggests 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?