Learning Exercise: The Martha Ballard Case Study: A Midwife's Tale
The Martha Ballard Case Study: A Midwife's Tale is a case study in how tragic character assassination can be in an 18th century New England town. This interactive site seeks to teach students how to piece fragmentary evidence together to reconstruct past events. Site users use primary sources including diaries, newspapers, and town records to decide for themselves what happened and why.
Course: United States History survey
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Using The Martha Ballard Case Study: A Midwife's Tale, write a 5-7 page paper describing the state of medicine with emphasis on midwifery in Colonial New England. Use either MLA, APA, or Turabian footnoting styles.
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