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amillis's picture
Joined: Sep 2005
citations of a document

what is the proper way to cite documents in a dbq

poo poo's picture
Joined: Aug 2005

i THiNK its last name then page number err...year if u know it. i forget. i remember it has the author in it though...like (Mikey, ___) i forgot wat goes in the blank AHH sumone help bak me up!! hahaha

I am MiCHAEL. roar. oh heck yes.. smilies! ;) :rolleyes: :D

pianogirl2422's picture
Joined: Mar 2005

You could do it that way, but that's mainly for english and research papers. I think that the best way is to put the document letter at the end of the sentence in parenthesis.


Forty-five families traveled over on the first voyage to Virginia (Document D).

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"I refuse to prove that I exist," says God, "for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing."
"But," say Man, "the Babel fish is a dead giveaway, isn't it? It could not have evolved by chance. It

PcMan's picture
Joined: Aug 2005

Yeah, you can do it that way if you are using it in a sentence, however, if you are using it in more then one sentence then the source would be outside.

For example:
An evaluation of William Johnson's letter to President Roosevelt will lead one to assume that the issue before Congress did not have full support of the committee. (Document C)

Then, also refer to the document by its letter in parenthesis (Document C).

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