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Transcription of the General Affidavit of Harriet Tubman
Earlier attempt for Civil War Benefits (previous Charles P. Wood attempt - June 1, 1888)
Analyze this document using Bloom's Taxonomy.
- Which statements must be verified about Harriet's military claims?
- What two services did Harriet claim to have performed in hospitals?
- For what purpose did Harriet command scouts?
- In which conflict did Harriet serve?
- From whom did Harriet take orders and directions?
- How much money does Harriet request in her claim?
- To whom was Harriet married?
- In which state was Harriet born?
- Under what name was Harriet known as a youngster?
- According to the document, where will we find additional information related to her claim?
- Use the Affidavit facts to write a column for the local newspaper, an online newsletter, or a television broadcast.
- In the first person, as a witness to the gathering of the information for the Affidavit, create a diary entry including the facts.
- Instead of using the formal affidavit form, create an alternative questionnaire form. Then, as Harriet's scribe, complete the form with her information.
Student performance of understanding - Written Language Application
- Introductory paragraph including the background of Harriet's prior claim.
- A second paragraph relating three services claimant reports providing.
- A third paragraph relating any additional information related to this claim.
- A closing paragraph restating the purpose of the claim.
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