20 January 2017
HI 103 DOCUMENT EXERCISE #1
1. Determining the question(s). What do you want to know?
a. What was the world-view of Western Christians in the early medieval period? In
other words, how did they expla
Assignment Chapters 1 & 2
1. Examine the ways that the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages differed, and how the Neolithic Revolution
affected the lives of men and women.
The Paleolithic Age occurred during 2,500,000 through 10,000 B.C.E.,
Western Cultural Traditions II
.the only think we have to fear is fear itself. Franklin Roosevelt spoke those words during his
first inaugural address. During the Great Depression people found hope in those wor
Chapter 1 Questions
1. Examine the ways that the Paleolithic and Neolithic Ages differ, and
how the Neolithic Revolution affected the lives of men and women.
a. The Paleolithic culture was centered around hunting and
gathering. Tribes of about 20 men and
Ch 10 M&PS
1. England and France (1154-1337) MAP 10.1 Compare the losses and the
gains of England and the French royal domain the twelfth and thirteenth
centuries. Who gained the most and why? What role did geography play in
these gains? (p.
Chapter 1 Maps & Primary Sources
1. The Spread of Homo sapiens sapiens. MAP 1.1. What role might
changing climate patterns have played in the movement of human
a. The movement of human begins probably had a lot to do with
Ch 10 q
1. What were the steps taken by the rulers of England and France to reverse
the decentralizing tendencies of fief-holding during the High Middle Ages?
Examine the major political and religious developments in Spain, the Holy
Roman Empire, and nort
Pico Della Mirandola: Oration On the Dignity Of Man (15th C. CE)
If there is such a thing as a "manifesto" of the Italian
Renaissance, Pico della Mirandola's "Oration on the
Desiderius Erasmus, The Praise of Folly (1509)
Note: This is a work of satire, so use your best literary imagination in using it to
understand the issues that Erasmus raises here.
ORATION: LOOK DOWN ON EARTH
Look Down a Little on the Earth
Some "Errors" in Western Civilization, Volume I, 7th Ed., by Jackson J. Spielvogel
I was unfamiliar with this textbook before teaching WCT-1 in 2009. Except for the big sidebar
boxes on Hollywood films, I think it's pretty good. I did, however, find some
Test #3 (Final Exam) Study Guide for WCT-1, LA-200-03
We have two hours for the test, so it will be a bit longer than the previous tests, but with
fewer points riding on each item. In other words, mistakes on this test will be a bit less
Test #1 Study Guide for WCT 1, LA-200-03
First, a reminder about these:
Main Points To Remember
The people in the Ancient World were every bit as intelligent (or
not) as we are today; with the same basic capacities, and the same
Test #2 Study Guide for WCT 1, LA-200-03
Note: This test covers Chapters 6 - 10 of the Spielvogel text, and Chapters 5 8.10 of the Perry text.
There will be two essay subjects that you need to prepare for, on this test.
1: One essay will ask you to
Western Cultural Traditions I
Seton Hill University
Western Cultural Traditions I
On-line Honors Course
Dr. Jerome Oetgen
Please note that this syllabus and all it con