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In what ways do Source A and B agree about the events in Sharpeville on the morning of 21st of March?
Source A is written by the only journalist that was presented there that morning, Humphrey Tyler. He sayd that he was ‘driving behind a big grey police car and three Saracen armoured cars’, similary that in Source B, an english newspaper reported after Sharpeville massacre saying that ‘soon after noon about a dozen saracens were called’. In both Sources A and B large crowds were shouting. Also sources mentioned police. In Source A says that ‘police were well armed’ and that ‘there were bullets in Saracen’s guns’. In Source B was saying that there was ‘shooting in the morning’ which means that guns were used.
In what ways do Sources A and B disagree about the events in Sharpeville on the morning of 21st of March?
In Sources A and B says that many people were shouting, but in Source A they were ‘shouting the Pan-Africanist slogan’ and in Source B ‘thousands of Africans were shouting ‘Africa, Africa’.’ In Source B says that ‘there was shooting in the morning in which one african was killed and another seriously wounded’, but that fact is not mentioned in Source A. Sources gives us different impressions. In Source A says that ‘they were grinning and cheerful’ which gives us a positive impression, but Source B gives us the opposite impression as we read that ‘a motor car from the council emerged as a wreck and the people inside were injured.’
These two photgraphs prove that the impression given by Source A of the situation in Sharpeville on the morning of 21st of March is correct. Do you agree? Explain.
Sources C and D proves that Source A is true to a certain extent. In Source C you can see that crowd, in my opinion it was taken by a journalist. Source C agrees with Source A when its says that ‘there were crowds in the streets.. There were plenty of police, too, well armed’. In Source D...