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The Final Project is something that you can start working on now!  For the project, you need to write a 5-7 page history of the Coronavirus pandemic in the United States (this means what you write should be 5-7 pages, you may not use a title page or Works Cited to count toward this).  However, […]


1.  In the Rigoberta Menchu video, what part of her story and her dreams for indigenous peoples most resonates with you? 2.  What similarities and differences do you see between the 1960s struggle for justice for aboriginal peoples in Australia and the 1960s U.S. Civil Rights Movement? 3.  The Zapatista movement in southern Mexico used […]

The future view of one man

Prompt: To what extent did Mein Kampf (pp. 361-365) foreshadow Hitlers plans for Poland and the Soviet Union as revealed in his speech “Poland Will Be Depopulated and Settled with Germans” (pp. 393-394)? Instructions that MUST be followed: MLA citing, e.g., He said that “quote from assigned pages goes here.”. (p number). And put the […]

Agricola Analytical Essay Assignment

Required Reading Analytical Essay Cornelius Tacitus, The Agricola and the Germania, edited by James Rives, translated by H.Mattingley, New York: Penguin, 2010. ISBN 978-0140455403Read the Introduction to the book, skip the part on Germania, read the background on the Roman Empire, and then read Agricola itself. and Tacitus web site Analytical Essay AssignmentAnalyze the Agricola […]

Does an individuals education attainment level affect their probability of becoming obese?

Ten sources of information about your subject, including:Minimum of one bookMinimum of four articles from the Hunt Library databasesMinimum of two scholarly articlesNote: Wikipedia is not an acceptable source for scholarly work. Do not use Wikipedia as a source for this or any academic assignment. All sources must be correctly documented in the current APA […]

The black power movement

Davis describes women’s roles in the black liberation movement as a form of feminist consciousness-raising, despite the fact that many black women did not identify with the feminist movement of the 1960s and 70s. Why do you think that the mainstream feminist movement held little attraction for black female feminists? How might their work confronting […]

julius caesar

the instructions are in the png file its a paper about the daily life of a historical figure, use julius cesar as the historical figure, use chicago format for the works cited, I attached my rough draft along with a list of sources i thought about using and an example outline that was given to […]

Week 4 – Discussion

1. How widespread was slavery in the 18th century? 2. How did this differ from the exploitation of Native Americans that we read about earlier this term? 3. How does the Olaudah Equiano reading help you better understand the slave trade and slave experience of this era? 4. How had the French and Spanish colonial […]

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The chapter is a historiographical essay, Simon Toner, Interminable: The Historiography of the Vietnam War, 19451975, in A Companion to U.S. Foreign Relations: Colonial Era to the Present, vol. 2,  1st ed., ed. Christopher R. W. Dietrich (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2020), 855-887.  The article is Lewis Sorley, Vietnams Better War, Orbis […]

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For week 4’s primary source reflection, I want you to read the source “The Trial of John Peter Zenger (1735)” from our READER. Then write a response as you have been in past weeks between 300 and 500 words. I want you to focus on the idea of freedom presented in this document and the […]

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