Historiography of World History

Creating DBQ Sites

Each group will create a standalone website to host the DBQ. This way educators can utilized multimedia primary sources as part of the documents for the question.


  1. Go to sites.google.com. Sign in with your Google Account, if you have not done so already. If you don’t have an existing account, you can register for a free one.
  2. Create a new site by clicking the “create” button on in the upper left corner.
  3. Name your page with your topic. Be sure to include an about page with the names of all group members.
  4. Go to the “add editors” icon and share the site with your instructors:
  5. When you are ready, click the “Publish” button and give your site an easily identifiable URL.
  6. Go to the “DBQ Directory” for your course. Add your site information.
  7. Return to your site and begin adding content. Populate your page with text, maps and images for your DBQ.

Resources for Site Construction

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