This week you read about the women’s suffrage movement and the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), two major efforts to establish equal rights for women in the United States. In your discussion post, address the following: Choose a sentence or short section from the article in your reading about the women’s suffrage movement. Quote the sentence or section in your post. Along with this sentence or section, briefly explain how your choice illustrates the concept of historical causality. In one or two sentences, summarize the author’s thesis statement about the ERA. To support your answer, quote one of two sentences from […]
Week 4 Short Responses – Question 1 Consider the examples of different audiences below. For each one, describe how you would adjust your writing for that particular audience. Be sure to respond to the question in four to six complete sentences, using proper grammar. Specifically address the following points: How formal should your tone be? What level of detail should you provide? What is this audience looking for in your essay—basic information or detailed arguments? Your best friend People reading a newspaper editorial you’ve written Your professor The audience at a conference where you are presenting Audience and Message (Question […]
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?
Question Description 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 […]
(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 […]
Question Description Remember the Ladies As John Adams prepared to lead the United States into independence, his wife asked that he and his colleagues would “Remember the Ladies” in their new republic. In your estimation, was her request ever fulfilled? During the early decades of independence (to 1835 or so), did the legal or political status of American women improve? What about their economic or social status? How, if at all, did these change? Did the Market Revolution alter gender roles in ways that the American Revolution could not? What about the present day? How would you assess the current […]
Discuss the civil rights movement for African American Americans from 1955 to 1965. Describe the challenges to Martin Luther King’s leadership faced, and explain how and why these problems evolved. What success did the Civil Rights Movement enjoy under President Johnson? What happened to the unity of the Movement in 1965? In your opinion, why did this occur? write an essay containing at least 1200 words using the MLA format. B. Include at least three references, do not use Wikipedia