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Inquiry Question

Historical Context

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Drawing 1
Photos 3 & 4

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Visual Evidence

Photo 1: Gun at Battery Potter. [Photo 1] with link to higher quality photo.
(Gateway National Recreation Area)

Photo 2: Gun at Battery Potter. [Photo 2] with link to higher quality photo.
(George Moss Collection, Gateway National Recreation Area)

Questions for Photos 1 and 2

1. What are the differences between the positions of the guns in Photos 1 and 2?

2. The weapons at Fort Hancock were never fired in an attack. How do you explain what is happening in Photo 2?

* The images on this screen have a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Photo 1 and Photo 2, but be aware that each file will take as much as 30 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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