1. View at least two of the following effective and ground breaking campaign ads: Lyndon Johnson’s “Daisy” ad (1964), Ronald Reagan’s “Morning in America” ad (1984), George H. W. Bush’s “Willie Horton” ad (1988), the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth’s “Pessimism” ad (2004), and Barack Obama’s “Big Bird” and “47 percent” ads (2012). Most of these ads are available via YouTube. Identify which ads you viewed and include any thoughts you had about the message sent by and about the Presidential Candidates during the campaign process. 2. Information is presented through the internet, podcasts, television, and radio. Which form of […]
Use one (or more) of the “stories” on Kahlo on the google arts page (link below) to support your argument. Question – Do you agree with my argument about Kahlo as another example of cultural production that supports the course thesis – or is there another more important way to understand her work? Length – 2 full pages. https://artsandculture.google.com/entity/m015k04
Week 5 Discussion: Cold War and the End of Empires What accounts for the rather late emergence of African countries as independent nation-states? Is there something peculiar about Africa that delayed its drive for independence? Why has the Arab-Israeli conflict been so persistent? What religious and cultural factors have contributed to the persistent state of unrest in the Middle East and, in particular, in what some people refer to as the Holy Land? Grading This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:
We have examined globalization’s effect on China. What about India? During the Cold War, while India sought to maintain a non-hostile relationship with the Soviet Union, U.S. relations with India were cold.Relations with India became worse when the U.S. sided with Pakistan during its conflict with India. However, India’s relationship with the United States has improved since the Cold War. What impact has globalization had on our conflict with India? Think about the previous examination of China. For this project, your job is to write the content for a new page of this course titled India and Globalization. After reading […]
Imagine that you have been serving the past few years as the governor of your home state or a U.S. Senator representing your home state. You have done great work and face no challenge in winning the nomination of your party to run in the General Election. In your campaign plan, please address the following: Part 1: Campaign Details What is your home state? What is your political party? What is your campaign tagline or slogan? Almost all recent presidential campaigns have had a theme song. For example, in 1992, Bill Clinton used the song,” Don’t Stop,” by Fleetwood Mac. […]
Requirements and Completion Instructions When completing your essay, you must provide in-text citations for any work that is directly quoted or paraphrased. However, you do not need to put the direct citation next to each piece of information that you include in your chart. A bibliographic citations on your bibliography will suffice. When writing your essay, respond to the prompt thoroughly, and completely. Your response should be your own thoughts and analysis. Citations may be formatted in APA, MLA or Chicago style, as long as they are consistent throughout. Research and resources should be incorporated with scholarly application. I.e. used […]
Read,”How Did Jews Become White Folks? by Karen Brodkin, (78-102). Answer the following questions: a.) How were Jews viewed in the 20s and 30s? Were they considered White? b.) How were they viewed after WWII and why did this view change? c.) How did the GI Bill help Jews in education, home ownership and occupation? d.) Why does the author argue that Jews are the biggest benefactors of affirmative action?
This essay must be well-written, and free of spelling and grammatical errors. The essay will be judged on the quality of your understanding of your chosen topic and discussion of the historiography. You should be able to organize a large body of material and facts (and too few facts that are reliable) in order to produce a coherent argument about your topic that is well organized and supported by primary and secondary sources. Style: Times New Roman 12 point Referencing: you should use Chicago Style (footnote) referencing Length: at least 2,000 words Sources: at least 5 different sources (use both […]
nit 4 Assessment – Compare and Contrast Books Submit Assignment Due Sunday by 10:59pm Points 85 Submitting a text entry box or a file upload Instructions Contrast: Books Evaluation Title: Compare and Contrast Books Look up all of the books from the list below and write a 2 sentence description about each one. Why do you think each book has been important throughout history? The Meaning of Relativity by by Albert Einstein On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin Geographia by Ptolemy Silent Spring by Rachel Carson The Complete Works of William Shakespeare By William Shakespeare The Canterbury Tales […]
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.