What was it like to live in the city of Rome in the Age of Augustus (27 BCE – 14 CE)? While a number of Roman historians tell us the political history of the period, examining the age of Augustus through objects that the Romans themselves encountered at the time, such as coins, statues, public buildings, and inscriptions, allows us to get as close as we possibly can to seeing Augustan Rome with Roman eyes. In the process, working with material culture, rather than more traditional written sources, enables us to experience history as both an art and a science. […]
M1 Written Assignment Written Assignment Instructions Byblos, Lebanon Photo Credit: Used with permission of Jeannine Mercer 2014 For this assignment there are two parts. You are required to explore life, culture and cultural stereotypes formed by the media by looking for articles online from both Western and Middle Eastern news sites. First, explore some local news sites in the Middle EastOpens in a new window, including the Lebanon Daily Star, Jerusalem Post, Jordan Times, and Palestine Life to name a few and look for 3 short articles about events happening in a specific region of the Middle East. Make sure […]
It’s a discussion. you should include one of these sources in the work: Alexander Hamilton, Itinerarium; Eliza Lucas Pinckney, Letterbook; Nathan Cole, Spiritual Travels; Benjamin Franklin, Observations Concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling of Countries, etc
Prompt: What do the documents reveal about debates over the Constitution and the building of a new country? What were these debates? What were people concerned about? In what way do they sound similar to political debates going on today? Respond to these questions in a few paragraphs.
Write a letter to the editor of the New York Times in 1921 advocating the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. Write a second letter from someone opposing the Equal Rights Amendment. Your letters should adopt a fictive identity (for example: a member of the NWP, an immigrant factory worker, a black domestic worker, a conservative male politician) and you must illustrate how your identity informs your position on the ERA. Both letters should be at least 250 words each. Use the attachment for help in the letters. each letter should be written by a different person.
you must use one of these sources and include in the work. It is for my discussion. Reverend John Ettwein Notes of Travel from the North Branch of the Susquehanna to the Beaver River, Pennsylvania 1772; Benjamin Franklin Testimony Against the Stamp Act, 1766; The Virginia Nonimportation Resolutions 1769; John Andrews to William Barrell, Letter Regarding the Boston Tea Party 1773
For my own discussion post: I would like you to explore and analyze two big-picture contradictions you see in the assigned documents(I have attached a file of links where u can find the documents, AND a pdf, plz read them) : 1. Explore and analyze one contradiction between Jackson’s arguments for removing Native Americans and Ross’ response to these arguments. 2. Explore and analyze one contradiction between Jackson’s arguments and Cloud’s description of removal. For replying to 2 of my classmates’ posts: Just reply them (around 70words for each response) I have already attached the 2 posts from my peers […]
Respond to ONE of the following writing prompts for your written assignment for Module 2: Israel – Palestine flags “Israel-Palestine flagsOpens in a new window” by User:Justass – File:Israel-Palestine flags.pngOpens in a new window. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia CommonsOpens in a new window. According to Bickerton and Klausner “the tragedy of the Arab-Israeli conflict is that it is the collision of two sets of historic and moral rights of groups over the same land.” (4). Using specific and detailed examples, discuss some of the historic and moral rights in the contemporary era. In your analysis, take care […]
M2 Discussion The Arab-Israeli conflict is steeped in historical roots. As a result, there are numerous issues affecting the conflict. Below are three contentious topics which have been heavily covered in the media. Choose at least TWO of the topics below and discuss in a thorough manner using citations. Secondly, respond to at least two of your classmates postings with in-depth comments. Your response should be in the form of furthering their points and or ask questions that will allow for a well rounded discussion. Be sure to refer to the book and readings when posting in the discussion forum. […]
Topic : How did women react to the language of freedom and liberty being used to support the American Revolution? Be sure to include in your response Abigail Adams’s opinions that appear in the Voices of Freedom. Discussion 1 Around the American Revolution women did not have much opportunity. While they had more opportunity than women in Europe did they also needed more education. There was a struggle that women endured for their freedom and liberty. Abigail Adam was an evolutionary woman when it came to opportunity for women. She taught herself to read since education for girls was very […]