How did economic pressure and nationalism promote imperialism

1) Study the art/photo in this week’s primary sources for symbols of imperialism. Compare and contrast at least two pieces of art/photo to Rudyard Kipling’s poem “”The White Man’s Burden. How is imperialism represented in these documents? Please describe details and reference artist names in […]

Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb

“Each answer should be a minimum of 3-4 sentences. Feel free to write more. Font should be 12 point. What surprised you the most about this film? Birthright talks about various systems and inequalities that are intersecting with (and relevant to) reproductive rights and freedoms. Name […]

Critical thinking makes use of arguments

Critical thinking makes use of arguments. In this week’s lesson, you gained an overview of what arguments are and what it means for something to be a good or bad argument. In your week one assignment, you will be writing a five paragraph essay in […]

Communism and the Family (1920) by Alexandra Kollontaï

1) From “”What is to be done?”” by Vladimir Lenin, 1902How should political revolutionaries be organized, according to Lenin? What is the difference between Social Democrats and labor unions, and why do you think it mattered?   2) From Communism and the Family (1920) by Alexandra KollontaïWhat “new […]

Industrial revolution

While it is traditionally held that Marx and Engels were against capitalism and thus the industrial revolution, an argument can be made that both men could believe industrialization was a positive development. Using The Communist Manifesto, explain how this argument could be true.