ASSIGNMENTS, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND RULES
Italian Studies 40, Fall 2015
Lectures and Discussion Sections
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ITALIAN STUDIES 40: Introduction to Italian Culture
Lecture: MW 10-11, 101 Morgan Hall
Discussion sections on Fridays
Course Control Number: 46972; 4 units
Final Exam Group 1: Monday, December 14, 8-11 am
SATISFIES L &
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Outline #5: Capitalism, Socialism, and Communism
I. During the Industrial Revolution, Capitalism began to rise causing a rising middle class but a
large gap between the rich and the poor. This caused many thinkers of the time to contemplate the
Outline #3: The French Revolution and Reign of Napoleon
I. Introduction: The success of the French Revolution, politically wise, was undone by the lack of
creating a new, improved government which led to the Reign of Napoleon.
II. The French Revolution: T
Outline #2: The Enlightenment
I. Introduction: The ideas of the Enlightenment have influenced and changed the political
expectations for modern government worldwide.
II. Civil Rights and Liberties: Throughout the Enlightenment the rights given to an indiv
1. If you were so against marriage and the oppression of married woman, why did you get married?
2. You believe that all men are tyrannical and they oppress woman, correct? Are woman equally
capable of being oppressive
1. Significant Figures: One example of a significant figure would be Jesus Christ. He is a
significant figure because he led thousands of Jews, preached to them, traveled to many cities and
villages, and influenced many peoples beliefs firstly in Israel.
Outline #4: The Industrial Age
I. Coketown lay shrouded in a haze of its own. In Charles Dickens book Hard Times he creates
Coketown, a fictional town that has many defaults that are emulated in some of todays cities, for
example Beijing and Mexico City.
Unresolved World Issues
1. Which topics interest you?
There are a few topics that interest me. Firstly, the treatment of elderly interests me because my
grandparents are very old late 80s and early 90s - and my grandfather is battling Parkinsons, so I
Outline #2: Roots of Democracy Part 2
IV. Reasoned Debate: In modern democracies, governmental decisions are made through
intellectual and reasoned debate.
A. Athens, Greece 5th century B.C.: Decided on decision through the process of reason
Outline #1: The Roots of Democracy
I. Introduction: Modern democratic governments include 4 key elements: representative
government, rule of law, reasoned debate, and the protection of individual rights.
II. Representative Government: In modern day democr
The Ungodly Unrest
This article was written in 1801 after The
church, but as time slowly passed and no one
French Revolution, by Father Gregor, a priest
attempted to breach the church, I ventured to
living in Paris.
the window, outside I and co