World History 1 14 - 1.4 Review Questions

What is an example of a primary source?
a diary entry by a person who lived in the period under discussion
a modern biography of a person in the period under discussion
an account of a nineteenth-century battle in a twenty-first century textbook
an article in an academic journal
Whom do the Chinese view as the Father of History?
Sima Qian
What interpretation of history assumes that history can be viewed primarily through the lives and choices of leaders?
great man theory
progressive interpretation
gender interpretation
Marxist interpretation
The belief that history is moved primarily by class struggle is the ______ of history.
Marxist interpretation
social interpretation theory
revisionist view
progressive interpretation
What is the most immediate motivator of a historical event?
the primary cause
the tertiary cause
the action of a great man
the social construct
Our perspectives are deeply rooted in _______, which we learn from our upbringing and environment.
social constructs
historical empathy

The content of this course has been taken from the free World History, Volume 1: to 1500 textbook by Openstax