History 12 Primary Source Analysis
This final exam is due online, via canvas, Tuesday, June 13, by 12:00 noon. Submit your word document through this assignment page.
This Primary Source Analysis is a discussion of two sources from, Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History, vol. 2, by Eric Foner. Select one of the following pairs of sources and in three to four typed and double-spaced pages tell me what these sources are about and what specific problems they refer to. What do they have to do with U.S. history? What were each author’s goals? Are their goals similar or in conflict? Explain.
1. Emilio Aguinaldo on American Imperialism in the
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
- William Graham Sumner on Social Darwinism (ca.1880)
President’s Commission on Civil Rights, To Secure These Rights (1948)