The Martha Ballard Case Study: A Midwife's Tale is a case of tragic character assassination in an 18th century New England town. This interactive site teachs students how historians must piece the past from an array of fragmentary evidence, which include diaries, newspapers, and town records to learn as much of the real truth as possible.
Course: United States History survey
Date Last Modified:
October 12, 2004
Using the historical information provided, write a five to seven page biography informing the reader who Martha Ballard was and why was she important. Use MLA, APA, or Turabian footnoting styles.