Using either stories:
Frederick Douglass, “What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?” https://nmaahc.si.edu/blog-post/nations-story-%E2%80%9Cwhat-slave-fourth-july%E2%80%9D
Olympe de Gouges, “Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen” https://revolution.chnm.org/d/293
evaluate how notions of citizenship during era of Atlantic Revolutions were framed as exclusionary and limited by the author. Who was excluded? Why? How did the excluded seek inclusion in the rights and responsibilities of citizenship? How do they try to convince us, the reader, that the full potential and promises of the revolution requires their inclusion in order to be completed and fulfilled?
Post should be 250-300 words
Using either stories:
Write a review of a non-fiction book of your choosing on East Asia from the beginning to the seventeenth century. Your review should do the following:
1) briefly describe the topic of the book
2) identify the book’s thesis and argument
3) briefly describe the book’s sources (to be found in the footnotes and bibliography)
4) explain whether you found the thesis and argument persuasive and why, supporting your analysis with evidence and examples from the book
5) comment on whether the sources used enhance or detract from the book’s persuasiveness
6) address what you think were specific strengths and weaknesses of the book, using evidence and examples from the book
For this assignment, use only the book you are reviewing. Do not employ any outside sources.
Oklahoma City Bombing
9/11 Bombing of the World Trade Centers
Boston Marathon Bombings
Explain if you think that global terrorism can be stopped.
Analyze the responsibility of the United States today to be the world’s “policeman.”
Assess if peace and stability in the Middle East are vital to U.S. economy and national security.
If the United States withdrew its troops from the Middle East tomorrow, would the terrorist threat end. Why or why not?
Assess if the use of military force is the only way to prevent terrorism. Are there other possible alternatives? Which strategy is best and why
Identify and elaborate on one or two lessons you have learned from our study of United States history that affect you today in your daily life and/or work.
Provide advice to the next group of students who will be taking this course.
How has this course affected you today in your daily life and/or work?
What should incoming students be aware of regarding this class?
What strategies did you use that they may find useful?
What advice can you provide to help them earn an A?
Length: 2-3 pages
select 2 or 3 sections in Whitman’s epic “Song of Myself” to analyze. How does Whitman use poetic devices listed below to challenge his readers and create a new direction in poetry? What was unique about his poetic style and subject matter? How does his experimentation assist his new style of poetics?
Please write 250-300 words, on the following:
Topic: Describe the distinctive aspects of Mayan, Aztec and Incan agriculture. Identify lessons—good or bad—that contemporary agricultural systems might take from these different forms of agriculture. You may want to consider what climate might benefit from any of these techniques or identify a crop that might be suitable for these ancient techniques.