History 245-midterm--fall, 2007

History 245-midterm--fall, 2007 - History 245 Fall 2007...

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History 245 Fall 2007 First Midterm Examination—take home, open book Due Date: Thursday, Oct. 11, in lecture ANSWER ONE (1) OF THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS , in 4-6 pages. (with permission from Dr. Banner, you can write 8 pages) Question #1: “As a cultural concept, Victorianism was never a fixed entity. Rather, during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, it was constantly in the process of being subverted, overlooked, or reinvented.” a. Construct an argument agreeing with this quotation b. Construct an argument disagreeing with this quotation c. What is your position on this issue? In your answer you must include the following, although you do not have to confine your answer to only these individuals and cultural events: 1. Fashions in women’s dress 2. “Romantic” same sex friendships 3. Anthony Comstock 4. Theodore Roosevelt, Jane Addams, and the Progressive movement 5. The Bostonians Question #2: “During the Victorian era of the nineteenth century and the progressive era of early twentieth century, there were prescribed roles for men and
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2008 for the course HIST 245gm taught by Professor Banner during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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