In our society, it is not uncommon to hear people proclaim that they hate parties, referring, of course to political parties. However, parties still play a primary role in how candidates are elected and how government is run. For this discussion board, skim the party platforms of both the Republican and Democratic parties. What are some of the planks they each address and how? Do you think the old criticism that there are very few differences between the two major parties is still true today? Do you think that is a good thing or a bad thing? What do you […]
Directions:Choose a black political activist from the past and a contemporary activist. Identify both activist, and how they became involved in the issues at hand.Examine the techniques used by the activists to get their message heard. Compare the activism during the 1950-60 era to that of the current activist movement. How are they similar and how do they differ? What are the issues of interest in the current activism movements as opposed to those in the past? How has social media helped or harmed today social movements? What are the events that surrounded the need for change? What were the […]
Question Description https://www.lsrhs.net/departments/history/shenm/site/20th_classwork,_handouts_files/the%20feminine%20mystique%20(abridged).pdf Read first 2 pages^^^^ Answer in 3 paragrahs Read the excerpts from Betty Friedan’s “The Feminine Mystique” and answer the following questions: 1. What is “The Problem?” 2. Why would this problem have seemed so depressing after the American woman’s experience in WWII? 3. Listen to “Mother’s Little Helper” by the Rolling Stones. In light of Friedan’s writing, what is the song about?”
Ethnic Minorities, Anthropology, and Russian National Identity on Trial: The Multan Case, 1892-96 Author(s): Robert Geraci Source: Russian Review, Vol. 59, No. 4 (Oct., 2000), pp. 530-554 Published by: Blackwell Publishing on behalf of The Editors and Board of Trustees of the Russian Review Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2679277 . 1.) An in depth review of the Multan case, what was it about? Really show you understand the story, from the first trial to the last one, and then to the last appeal and the final acquittal of the Votiaks. 2.) Focus on the Reformed Courts and how the very introduction of […]
What is going on in Rome and how are the residents responding to this changing situation? Identify the different ways in which the residents there respond to this change. What do you think these responses reveal about the way people address differences? How do you think Chinese usually treat each other when family comes to visit, like the case in Rome? If you do not know, ask some Chinese students. They might be able to tell you? How do you think these social greetings might be misunderstood by the police in Rome? A couple of theories are at play in […]
Reflective Essay (Journal) on the Spanish Mission Era Please write about three pages of observations on the era of Spanish settlement in California, using selections from Connecting California. Relate your observations to events and concepts we have discussed in class. Reflect on how the documents help you grow as a historian. Please start your essay with an overall perspective on what you learned. Then examine each of your sources (critically) to show how they add to our understanding. Use about four selections from Connecting California, related to the era, that you have not used before. Please put titles of documents […]
Cite any outside sources you use in your paper (ie…book, article, website, etc.) Failure to do so can result in a charge of plagiarism, which has serious consequences. Please ask questions if in doubt.You will be able to write this essay on your word processing program (Word, etc.) and upload it to me through an anti-plagiarism program called SafeAssign by clicking “PDA #1” above.
Unit II (chapter 18-20) can be broken down into three very large and significant topics: 1. The rise of domestic reform movements during the Progressive Era in response to the challenges presented by the Gilded Age 2. The responsibilities of being a global power and translating what making the world “safe for Democracy” during World War One meant for the Untied States both at home and abroad 3. The outbreak of the Great Depression which crippled the nation and in many ways brought it to the brink of collapse Which of these three historical processes do you believe was the […]
Write a paper discussing whether the work of the muralists reflects the ideals and themes articulated by Vasconcelos in “The Cosmic Race.” Do they introduce ideas and themes that are different? That contradict Vasconcelos? Make specific references to the paintings in your response.
You will write a movie review on the film of your choice relevant to the topics and time period of the course (pre-colonization to 1877). Guidelines for this assignment as well as a sample are available on Canvas. This is the major writing assignment for the course, and it is worth approximately 1/4 of your grade, therefore it should be taken seriously. If you have any questions regarding this assignment, don’t hesitate to ask your professor. Your Movie Review is due NO LATER than 11:55pm on March 31, 2019.