History 1110 Primary Source Assessment
Answer the following questions using relevant primary sources discussed in class.
There is no time limit, but do observe the word limits for each question.
Pool One Question: Travelers and Historical Encounters
During this course, you have read the writings of travelers and/or documents
detailing historical encounters. How are such sources uniquely relevant to World
History? Refer to the relevant primary source(s) provided in the course. (Answer in
200 words or less).
Pool Two Question: Nationalism and Identity Formation
In this course, you have encountered historical documents revealing the way people
felt about their place in the world, as a part of a nation, a people, or other social
category. Reflecting upon these writings/materials, what does World History teach
us about how human beings assume different political or social identities? Refer to
the relevant primary source(s) provided in the course. (Answer in 200 words or
Pool Three Question: Culture, Belief, Art, Humanity
In History 1110 this semester you have studied works of artistic, religious, or
philosophical significance. In what way does the study of such materials compel one
to reflect upon fundamental human questions regarding belief, morality, or notions
of beauty? To what extent are these questions, and their answers universal or
historically/culturally specific? Refer to the relevant primary source(s) provided in
the course. (Answer in 200 words or less).