December 17, 2018

Duck and Cover

Duck and Cover The Library of Congress lists the 9-minute 1951 movie Duck and Cover as one of the most significant films of all time. Produced by Archer Films, the film was designed to teach children what to do in case of a nuclear attack. Conduct a search on the Internet for the title of the video or via the Prelinger Archives video collection on the Internet. Write a 300- to 350-word paper in which you consider what it would have been like to live under the threat of nuclear war. Compare it to the threat of terrorism. What are […]
December 17, 2018

African kingdom and the Atlantic slave trade

African kingdom and the Atlantic slave trade “While some West African rulers saw the slave trade with Europeans as a path to wealth and power, most tried to resist the trade.” True False 2) Control of what commodity accounted for the rise of the Songhay (Songhai) Empire? Oil Gold Cotton Slaves 3) What development allowed European progress toward circumnavigating Africa? The Dreadnaught-class vessel The discovery of return route from the West African coast An alliance with Ethiopia The discovery of Houyhnhnm Island which allowed reprovisioning 4) “Ethiopia was one of the last remaining Christian Kingdoms in Africa when contacted by […]
December 17, 2018

Latino history

Latino history Teacher instructions: watch the movie Thirteen Days. It is available on DVD in a variety of places on the internet. After watching the movie write an essay about what you saw, what interested you, what you thought of the ending, and especially how the movie related to what you are learning in class. Make sure it is written in your own words. The assignment will be run through the turnitin system. Any copying without referencing the source so the assignment will say it is worth 0 points. The essay should be at least TWO pages. For Vikas. Havest […]
December 17, 2018

Challenge of Modernity East Asia

Challenge of Modernity East Asia 1) “Initially, China saw little reason to open up their country to European diplomats.” True False 2) What was the result of the end of the British East India Company’s monopoly of the China trade in 1833? A) A political crisis resulted in England. B) The British East India Company went bankrupt. C) It allowed the opium trade to grow. D) It catalyzed a financial collapse in China. 3) “The Empress Dowager Cixi both helped and hindered the self-strengthening faction in the Qing court.” A) True B) False 4) Why was China not carved up […]
December 17, 2018

domestication of a cat in Egyptian culture

domestication of a cat in Egyptian culture You are an Egyptian priestess of Bastet, You are writing a letter to the Vizier, the highest ranking officer in the Egyptian government, explaining how the cat, the last domesticated animal in Western culture, is a central feature of your life. Include what the cat means to you as a person, how it is critical to your economic existence, and its role as a religious symbol. Discuss what the cat’s overall role is in Egyptian culture. Remember to address the Vizier as “My Lord Vizier” and to explain who you are (obviously a […]
December 17, 2018

American History

American History Unit IV Scholarly Activity With the times quickly changing, and the recent division among those who support the Federalists and Anti-Federalists, public rallies in the town center have become a common thing. For the next rally, you have been asked to give a speech regarding the side you support. After choosing which side to support, use the PowerPoint reading from this unit to choose a minimum of four of the six bullets from slide two titled, “Quick Comparison,” as the basis for your speech. Using these four bullets you have selected summarize how this political divide would evolve […]
December 17, 2018

history of the Peloponnesian war

history of the Peloponnesian war 2-3 page essay in the 3 parts : 1st part : how Thucydides wrote his book “history of Peloponnesian war” 2nd part : talk about pericles funeral orientation , fighting for mytilene , clean diodutus. give 3 points for each one 3rd: talk about the civil war in corcyra, consequences and medians vs athenians
December 17, 2018

Industrial Revolution

Industrial Revolution Please watch the three videos. The Day the World Took Off The Industrial Revolution The Children Who Built Victorian Britain Please assess the industrial revolution(pros and cons, legacy) using evidence from the videos, the textbook, or other pertinent resources. Points awarded for critical examination. The video critique should be 3-4 pages double-spaced Due Date: December 5th
December 17, 2018

Should the United States get involved in war

Should the United States get involved in war Year Long Research Paper Topic: Research your social justice issue impacting the US today. Research it’s history in the US, what attempts have been made to solve the issue on a state and national level. Then, look up non for profit organizations/ PACs/ interest groups attempting to solve the issue. Analyze its history, in politics, their influence on the government especially its decisions on all levels, its profitability, it’s market value, and if possible, it’s budget. Guidelines: Your final draft should be: at least 8 full pages in length, double spaced, Times […]
December 17, 2018

Nazi Oppressors during the Holocaust

Nazi Oppressors during the Holocaust It has often been said that the Jews did not do enough to resist their Nazi oppressors during the Holocaust. Using information from your texts, films, class lectures, the museum visit and Primo Levi’s book, Survival in Auschwitz, describe some of the methods employed by the Nazis to discriminate against and then destroy the Jews and then give examples of the ways used by the Jews, physically and psychologically, to resist (or survive) the horror.. Do you think the Jews did enought? You are going to the museum to see material culture, i.e. artifacts, objects, […]
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