Sourcing Question

When you are trying to source a document, does your explanation have to support your argument. For example, if you were sourcing The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen and you mentioned in the POV that it was written by the National Assembly which did not include women hence the rights were mainly directed towards men, would that be okay even if your DBQ/thesis has nothing to do with social/women’s rights?


No that would not work. Your sourcing also has to go back to your thesis, or there’s no point to doing it in the first place. What would it matter that there were no women in the National Assembly? That’s just a random fact that point

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