A. Roman Empire
B. Roman military
i. Romans always fighting
ii. Roman was always at war against Gaul, and in Africa, Asia Minor
iii. Punic wars, Carthage destroyed
Favorite character/ person in the book
i. brilliant leader, military genius
Medicine technology has also greatly improved since the eighteenth century. Today there
are many varieties of antibiotics that can fight bacterial disease.
In addition, vaccines can be used to prevent people from obtaining an illness.
Because of vaccines
Islams tolerance of other religions helped the Islamic empire to expand so far, and
it also helped bring about the accomplishments of Islam.
Without the tolerance of other religions, such as Judaism and Christianity, the Islamic
empire would never have ga
The philosophies and arts of Greek thinkers last to this day.
However, it would be incorrect to label Greeks as just thinkers.
In fact, Greeks architects built five of the seven wonders of the ancient world, including
the Temple of Artemis and the Statue
England achieved its revolutionary goals in the long term.
First, after the English Civil War, no monarch regained absolute power over England
Furthermore, the Bill of Rights was passed in England, allowing citizens some more
In addition, E
The most important reason for the success of the Charter Oath was that Japan had a
prosperous, well-educated population.
In order for new ideas to be accepted, people have to be intelligent and educated enough
to recognize them.
Furthermore, poor people r
The Byzantine Empire had in fact helped the spread of Christianity through out Europe.
Russia would never have adopted Eastern Orthodoxy if it hadnt been the religion of
their trade partners in Byzantine.
Not only did the Byzantines spread Christianity, b
The Aztecs believed that god already selected their paths in life.
However, they also believed that people could work their way up only a little.
Priests and the children of nobles went to religious schools.
Chinas isolation from the West contributed to its defeat by the Western Powers.
This is because China closed itself from the changes that were taking place in Europe.
While the British and French were exploring the world and increasing their power,
If advancement in technology is seen as a race between countries, then this situation has
parallels with the story of the tortoise and the rabbit.
In this story, the rabbit and tortoise race.
The rabbit gets a huge lead, and then decides to rest because i
I. Introduction A. Thesis: WWII had a profound impact on the US during the 1950s and 60s with regard to International Relations and Science and Technology.
II. International Relations- Positive Aspects A. Europe 1. $17 billion to Western Europ
Despite the humor, several such examples were very essential in understanding the
situations at the time rather than just reading about them.
Additionally, we believe that all the trips were appealing, but the trip that stood out
due to its acting and ove
A. New Innovations
1. Investment in US Space Program after Sputnik
2. National Defense Education Act
C. New Industries
1. Nuclear power
2. Chemicals, plastics, machines, computers
3. Vaccinations, Penicillin
1. DDT widely used durin
National War Labor Board
-settle labor disputes for closed shops and open shops
Smith Connally Act
-president authority to seize and operate any strike-bound plant deemed necessary
-penalties for strikes
2. Welfare and Public Works
Music is also a means of communication and is extremely effective in capturing and maintaining the attention of the audience. Unfortunately we didn't incorporate too much music into our video, which is something we would do differently after this experien
A. Monetary reforms B. Takes US off gold standard 1. create inflation- relief for debtors (decreases value of debts) C. Home Owners Loan Corporation 1. gives money to pay off mortgages D. AAA 1. millions of dollars given to help farmers pay for debts The
With fresh roads and newer cars after WWII, the suburbanization was only a
The Interstate Highway system also assisted in economy, as it was the largest
public works project in the nations history.
Naturally, it led to the creation of man
Usually, the brochures simply included pictures from the time period and repeated information from the posters and the videos. Many of the brochures were impressive, including one that was printed out on fancy paper. Nevertheless, most people gave the bro
The event challenged American lifestyle at the time and exemplified the indirect
impact of the highway system.
Furthermore, the highway system resulted in a more mobile America, in which
people could travel with more ease and escape the confines of their
This was a very important trend in the 1950s because it changed the way Americans lived. Cities became less crowded and middle class families left the cities, leaving many cities with only poor families. Additionally, the road network allowed greater hous
Not many people had shown up to see the show so we got perfect seats directly in front of
the stage in the center.
The show began with the words We the People and it showed the path the United
States took to become a republic.
In fact, the United Statess
1. New Left vs. New Deal
A. Thesis: The New Left had very little in common with the New Dealers
II. Body 1
A. Topic Sentence: The New Left and the New Dealers had different ideas about
the function of government
B. The Port Huron Statement
The fourteenth amendment guarantees citizenship to anyone born in the United States,
the fifteenth allows people of all races to vote, and the nineteenth grants women suffrage.
Furthermore, the Constitution is deliberately vague in some aspects concerning
The room was filled with tables, where delegates from the colonies had sat in order from
north to south.
It was in this room where the Founding Fathers had decided to scrap the Articles of
Confederation and create a new government with stronger federal po
No one understood the need to adapt better than the Father of Our Country, George
He knew that the British army could not be defeated using conventional European
On December 25th, 1776, Washington led 2,400 American troops across the
Counterculture political, social
I. SDSs membership went up to 50,000 by 1968
3. Free Speech movements
4. Less centralization and authority in politics participatory democracy
A. Thesis: The development of counterculture was both a politic
That room was the true birth place of the United States, and yet it seemed like an ordinary
room with tables in it.
This made me think more about the Founders and how they must have felt while they
were writing the Constitution.
Adopting the Constitution
In addition, the Constitution Center had several bill boards with controversial questions
For instance, one bill board asked if Americans were justified in fighting foreign wars,
such as in Iraq.
Then, there were post-its next to the board, and v
Americans survive by throwing themselves at these changes and struggling against them.
On the job training and work experience are so valuable in American society because of
the belief that new and difficult situations force people to change for the bette
What civic value is so inherent in the American spirit that it is a part of everyone from the
early colonists to todays business leaders?
Throughout history, adaptability has allowed Americans to survive and even thrive as the
world around them changed.