the Reichs-" broker" has recently been
patented; and, to grace and dignify the
wedding-feasts of Highnesses, with oriental
etiquette the newest Minister leads off the
This all may be good, and well beseem the
novel Deutsches Reich; but no lon
Manifesto of the Communist Party
Karl Marx and Frederick Engels
Manifesto of the Communist Party
By Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels
Written: Late 1847
First Published: February 1848
Translated: From German by Samuel Moore (ed. by Fredrick Engels) in 1888
The French Revolution
The twenty-two documents that follow have been selected as evidence illustrating salient turning points of the French Revolution
across the epoch-making five years 1789 to 1794. The selection
Items to Know for the Final Exam
Bay of Pigs invasion
Muhammad al Jinnah
June 6, 1944
Ho Chi Minh
Robespierres speech of 1794
What is the aim we want to achieve? The peaceful enjoyment of liberty and equality; the reign of that
eternal justice whose laws are engraved not in stone and marble, but in the hearts of all men, even in the
heart of t
A Few Things to Check on Your Paper
Make sure your introduction clearly lays out what you will be arguing.
Indent your paragraphs.
Avoid the use of personal pronouns in your essay.
Be sure to use transitional se
Topics for Paper #1
1. State and support your position on the following
statement: There was nothing revolutionary about the
2. Make an argument about the role of the urban
1.Why did the editors of The North American Review welcome American entry into World
A They believed that Germany was an immediate threat to American national security.
. They believed that American involvement might hasten the spread of the "spi
1. C. The conspiracy around the Watergate scandal. (Dean says the cover-up of the scandal is like a
cancer, that will only continue to grow as people continue to lie and then end up perjuring themselves.)
2. C. States had a legitimate interest in the prot
1.Which of the following did General George Marshall propose as a means of preparing the
United States for another modern war?
A Develop a program under which all men would undergo military training and could be
. called upon to serve in the military when
1.Which of the following best characterizes the way the North Carolina textile workers
described President Franklin Roosevelt to reporter Martha Gellhorn?
A They mistrusted him deeply.
B. Their big expectations had been crushed.
C. They adored and rever
1/ Where did the United States take a firm stand on neutrality in World War I in
1914 and the reverse and send American troops to Europe in 1917?
American public opinion went along with neutrality.
The American entry into World War I came in April 1917, a
Professor Rashi Jackman
15 November 2013
Weekly Response #7
On Friday, we watched a film how humans came to understand Art at first glance.
We live in a highly complex world that requires many different skills and abil
Professor Rashi Jackman
01 November 2013
Weekly Response #5
On Friday, we discussed how important setting is in a story. There are many
characteristics that go into creating a good story. The most important characteris
I. Isolation and Initiative: Sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas
New ways of managing the environment arose and the axial zone expanded during this period.
A. African Geography
1. Africas Sahara Desert, with its long, largely difficult coasts a
I. Commerce and Conflict: Carriers of Creeds
Islam, Buddhism, and Christianity all forbid coercion in conversion, but from time to time all
have practiced it.
A. In the Islamic World
1. Jihad in Arabic means a striving either against inner evils
Chapter 4 Notes
I. The Case of the Hittite Kingdom (page 91)
Unlike the peoples of the river-valley civilizations, the Hatti or Hittites lived largely on the high
Anatolian plateau, an area hot in summer, cold in winter, and with a low average annual rain
Chapter 3 Notes
With the adoption of agriculture, human cultures began to diverge from one another at an
increasingly faster pace. Agricultural societies developed growing populations, cities,
monumental arts, and new technologies. Historians look for mod
Chapter 7 Notes
I. Routes that Drew the Old World Together
The Chinese and Roman empires were aware of each other, though neither had direct contact
with the other. Their knowledge came through land and sea trade routes that connected points
Chapter 8 Notes
The rise of Teotihuacn as major imperial power by the fourth century C.E. affected Maya cities
like Tikal, whose elite was replaced by men like Siyaj Kak from Teotihuacn. This was in part
borne out of economic needs for goods produced in t
Chapter 6 Notes
I. The Thinkers of the Axial Age
A. Confucius (ca. 500 B.C.E.)
1. A bureaucrat in the Chinese state of Lu, Kong Fuzi (Confucius) developed an
ethical system based on hierarchy and truth. Eventually would become
dominant in China.
Chapter 5 Notes
I. Trade and Recovery in the Middle East
A. The Phoenician Experience
1. Because of a lack of arable land, Phoenician city-states like Tyre focused on
2. As a result, the Phoenicians were renowned as ship-builders.
3. To bolster the
Essay Prompt # 1: Gilgamesh/Beowulf Journey and
its Social Meaning
Would an infinite life be better than a finite life? Many persons all through annals have
pondered such thoughts and, The Epic of Gilgamesh, by an anonymous scribe
27 June 2014
Take Home Final Essay
Within the last century, the environmental movement has taken off as one of the largest
social and political movements in the America. By the late 1880s the conservation movement
began after Americans
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GRADING GUIDE FO R ESSAY ASSIGNM ENTS
This brief guide will show you how your papers will be graded. Be sure you understand that different sections are weighted in assessing your performance. Your
paper is graded on two levels: Part I (Use of Course Mater
Indiana University, Early Chinese Thought [B/E/P374] Fall 2010 (R. Eno)
I. Socrates and Euthyphro meet at the Porch of King Archon
EUTH. What has happened, Socrates, to make you leave your accustomed pastimes
in the Lyceum and spend your
How do I write discussion questions
that will encourage critical thinking?
National surveys of college faculty reveal that their number-one instructional goal is to
promote critical thinking, and national reports on the status of American higher education
What makes homo sapiens, sapiens?
Whats an empire? Almost always implies something that is multiethnic; one group takes over and
rules other group
Religion might play a factor in expansion
Economic power from trade
Emperor > king
States- autonomous politi
Prof. Greg Knittel
Cantor Art Museum Stanford
Landscape with Adam and Eve, 1564
Artist Cornelis van Dalem
Medium- Oil on panel
Van Dalem, who frequently painted primeval landscapes with fantastic rock formations,
illustrates an episode in the early histor