7a Say whether you think these statements
are true, false or unclear:
- The Soviets were in complete control of Czechoslvakia by August 21st
- The Czechs did not resist in any way at all
- Only Soviet forces were involved
- Dubcek was free
- The Soviet's main reason for invading was that censorship was of the
media not being enforced.
7b Do you think this is a reliable
summary of events in Czechoslovakia. As you think about this question, bear
- the author of the source
- his audience
- the aim of his report
- whether there is any language or use of words which makes you suspicious
- whether the source fits with your other knowledge.
Look at your answers to the questions on source 7.
Which category / categories does it fit in your worksheet?
Do you think you will use this source in your exhibition?
What are its strengths and weaknesses?