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HIST 1114: Renaissance & Reformation (Christie)

Introduction

Welcome to the Assignment Guide for HIST 1114! This website highlights resources that will help you complete the research assignments for HIST 1114 efficiently and effectively. 

Assignment 2 (Analysis)

Write an essay analyzing the "Extracts from Christopher Columbus' Journal" (in the Course Documents module in Brightspace). 

Answer the following questions: What seem to be Columbus' priorities in his account of his travels? In what ways are these apparent? 

Be sure to support your arguments with evidence from the text.

While this assignment is primarily a text analysis exercise, you will find it useful to consult secondary works (scholarly books, journal articles) on Christopher Columbus', his journey, and the overall historical context. Cite your sources in Chicago style.