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Manifest Destiny: Online Resources

What is a Primary Source?
  • Definition: an original, first-hand, or eye-witness account offering an inside view.
  • Examples: diaries, interviews, letters, raw data, official documents, legislation, and court records, photographs, journal articles, newspaper articles, autobiographies, and speeches.
What is a Secondary Source?
  • Definition:  a secondary source provides second-hand information that has been digested, analyzed, reworded, and interpreted.
  • Examples:  encyclopedia articles, non-fiction books, commentary-style websites, textbooks

Shakopee High School Databases


Scott County Library Databases

Evaluating Websites from the General Internet