Writing About History
Write a rally speech that might have been delivered somewhere in Europe for Greek
independence. Urge the country's leaders to help the Greeks in their struggle for
independence from the Ottoman Empire. Your speech should be at least
Write a one-paragraph essay describing the significance of the Panama Canal.
ANS) The Panama Canal is significant for several reasons. The main reason is that it greatly
affected world travel and trade. The Panama Canal reduced the amount of time it took
Choose one piece of art from the lesson. Explain what you can learn about Renaissance or
Reformation society from that piece of art. Write a one-paragraph response.
ANS) As the Renaissance advanced, artistic styles changed. Medieval artists had used relig
What can you infer about the values of the Inca from the fact that the government
provided care for citizens who were aged or unable to care for themselves? Write a oneparagraph response.
ANS) The government promised to take care of the
For this Unit Project, you will be conducting extensive research. This is the key skill in this
course, and by now, you have already completed several research projects. In this Unit
Project, pay special attention to presenting your supporting evidence. E
In the last 100 years, women's role in war has gone from nonexistent to very active. This
change reflects how our society has evolved over the last couple centuries. Compare the role
of women in the military today in any two countries.
French Revolution Assignment
Q1) How did Louis XVI's weak leadership contribute to the growing crisis in France?
ANS) Frances government sank deeply into debt. Part of the problem was the extravagant spending of
Louis XVI and his queen, Marie Antoinette.
How did enslaved Africans help create the societies in the New World?
ANS) The valuable skills and tangible creations of the millions of Africans brought to the New World.
Much is made and rightly so of African talents in storytelling, music,
Writing About History
Reread the information on Peter the Great. Then write a History Maker, like the ones
you've seen throughout this textbook, on Peter the Great as a leader of a successful
revolution. This is similar to writing a biography but you need
What was the value of treating conquered peoples in a way that did not oppress
them? Write an extended response with at least 250 words.
What is the benefit?
What could occur if conquered people are oppressed?
ANS) The va
The Age of Imperialism
1. What happened to Southeast Asia as a result of colonial control?
ANS) Economies grew based on cash crops or goods that could be sold on the world
market. Roads, harbors, and rail systems improved communication and transportation
An Age of Democracy
Write 2-3 complete sentences for each of the following questions.
1. How did Manifest Destiny help shape the U.S. government's policies of land
ANS) Manifest Destiny was a form of early imperialism. It was the destiny of t
Interact with History
Now that you have read the lesson about the Industrial Revolution, consider what you
would do to change your situation. What working conditions would you like to see change?
What benefits might a union bring? What disadvantages might
US Gov. H
Senate vs. House of Representatives
The United States legislative branch, also know as the United States Congress, is divided
between two separate entities: The U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. The
Federalism & New Federalism
Federalism has evolved greatly over the course of Americas history. Since its beginning,
it has taken on new names and new meanings for the country that continues to rely on it today.
The Boston Tea Party
The United States of America began as a British territory that was meant to become a
home to British citizens who wished for more freedoms and a fresh start. Once these citizens
reached the colonies, however
The American Revolution and the success over England gave the Colonies their place in
the world as an independent Nation. It gave them a new outlook on life and a need for a
competent and sturdy government that would
Social Contract Theory
The Social Contract theory was the idea of how our society came to be. There are three
different men who are held responsible for this theory: John Hobbes, Thomas Locke, and J.J.
Rousseau. These men believ
Sep 15, 2016
Unit 5 Project: World War Three
During an election year, we hear all kinds of proposals that will change lives. The true
challenge is choosing the best candidate to do just that. Eight years ago the United
States of Ame
Sep, 20, 2016
Unit 6 Lesson 1: Cold War and
Foreign Policy Apply
The American and the Soviet union relationship deteriorated about 10 years following
World War II. The three main reasons for this deterioration worthy agreements made
Sep 12, 2016
Unit 5 Lesson 2: The World in Flames Apply
1. Why were jobs suddenly available to women and minorities?
Jobs were available to women and minorities because business owners would
rather hire women and minorities than go
Sep 12, 2016
Unit 5 Lesson 1: The Great Depression Begins Apply
Where Did All of the Money Go?
In this assignment, you will investigate the collapse of the economy during the Great
Depression by discovering the factors that caused i
Aug 24, 2016
Causes of the Great Depression- In your course journal, as you read make a chart
listing the causes of the Great Depression so that you will get an in-depth understanding
of the events that led to the economic downfall
Aug 24, 2016
Unit 5 Lesson 1: The Great Depression Begins
People were making bad investments and the banking system in the United
States collapsed. What followed was a domino effect of the economy crumbling