Choose one social group or group of people in Christian Europe (knights, aristocrats, women, artisans, or serfs, for example). Research their social status and daily lives and then write about your findings.
Question Description What is Grosz describing in this chapter? Why is it significant? Analyze the images in the reading. What message and/or commentary do the images provide? How does the reading help us understand the violence of WWI? Requirements The paper should double spaced, 1-inch margins, Times New Roman font, and cited Chicago style. No reference page.
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 in bold the first you discuss them in […]
How does the Whiskey Rebellion parallel the American Revolution? Explain the idea of states’ rights vs. federal rights. Which should have more power? What kind? Why? What was the Republican Mother’s contribution to society?
A) How did medieval Universities differ from universities today? See Jacques de Vitry’s description of medieval students (http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/vitry1.html) for one scholar’s description of students in medieval universities. B) Describe the social, political, and religious misfortunes of the 14th century and the effect of these events on the psychological and material fortunes of Europeans. C) Why did the Renaissance start in Italy? Describe the role of the aristocratic courts of such powerful figures as the de Medicis and the papacy in engendering and sustaining this cultural revival. ) The main goal of all Renaissance humanists was to fix their own world […]
1) The Arrival of Africans and Descent into Slavery, by Audrey and Brian Smedley, Page 93-112 (2) Antislavery and the Entrenchment of a Worldview, by Audrey and Brian Smedley, Page 189-212 In the discussion board answer the following question: In the early 1600s, were all slaves Black? What was the relationships between White and Black servants/slaves in the early 1600s? How did Africans become synonymous with slavery? What laws and social conditions resulted in African slavery? Why were Indians and Irish unfavorable choices for slaves? Instructions: The students will write a solid paragraph, 5-10 sentences, on the assigned readings.
The 1950s has been portrayed as an economic boom time for the United States, with housing, automobile ownership, the private sector, and government all expanding. Explain the growth of the American economy and determine how the American economy influenced Europe’s economy starting in the 1950s and afterwards. Why was the American economy successful? In what ways did Europe benefit from the American economy? Your paper should be 2-3 pages in length (excluding cover page and references) and formatted according to APA GUILDELINES. Be sure to discuss and reference concepts taken from the assigned textbook reading and relevant research. You must […]
Defend or Refute ONE of the following statements. 1. Hinduism, as a religion, is most concerned with maintaining the social order of the caste system. 2. City-states, like (for example) those found in 5th c. BCE Greece, are ultimately ungovernable. 3. Islam provided Afroeurasia its first truly unifying force, spreading exclusively by military conquest.
Watch: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1eo66p (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Film Analysis # 3, “Slavery and the Making of America—Episode 1: The Downward Spiral” This episode of the series “Slavery and the Making of America” covers the origins of American slavery from 1619 – 1739. How did the early slaves and creoles negotiate or “make the system work for them,” as the narrator says, in the 1600s? How did religion, the courts, the needs for labor, and relations with Native Americans play a role in this? Based upon the situations described in this documentary, provide a few examples of […]
For the Portfolio Project, write a paper about a historical event that you or someone you know experienced from 1945 to the present. It is imperative to research the event and place it into proper historical perspective. For example, a person may have been raised during the 1960s civil rights demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama. Do not tell only the personal story but also examine and explain the events of the civil rights movement that influenced the personal story. In other words, the paper must not only tell the person’s story but also represent the historical significance of the time and […]