Russia made substantial economic, social, and political progress between 1861 and 1914. Why, then, did the tsarist government collapse so suddenly in February/March* 1917 and be replaced by a Provisional (temporary) Government? Why were the Bolsheviks (soon to call themselves Communists) under Lenin able to […]
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 […]
“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. 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 […]
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 […]
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.
When people became sedentary and started to build towns and cities, how did leadership emerge? How did religion play a role in political life?”
1. Evaluate the changes in Ashoka’s reign brought about by his conversion to Buddhism. How did his rule differ from other civilizations in chapters 1 and 2?2. How did the caste system develop in ancient India? What were its advantages and disadvantages? How did dharma […]
In your essay, identify the document with specific topics we have touched on in the course and analyze its importance and impact in relation to these topics. Be sure to place the document into its historical context. What was going on at the time and […]
The Importance and impact of the precolumbian and colonial eras of mexican history?