First paper assignment
Reading the story about Katsu Kokichi,later called Musui, it is clear that actual
samurais life fluctuated enormously from the principles and expectations set by
Bushido and past samurai
In his letter, Columbus explores his encounters on his journey leading to what he
believes to be his discovery. At the beginning of Columbuss voyage, he confronted the
Indian sea which had islands the Indians had already called Guanahany, he ordered the o
Hoy estamos en la Quisquilla, la Madre de la Tierra. Este da esta bellsimo, I am preparing
for my daily nourishing meal by going hunting and fishing for animals. Being in a egalitarian
community, I will be helping not just myself but my entire community f
Bartolom de Las Casas, Brief Account of the Devastation of the Indies. (1542)
The Indies were discovered in the year one thousand four hundred and ninety-two. In the
following year a great many Spaniards went there with the intention of settling the land.
Because my undertakings have attained success, I know that it will be pleasing to you:
these I have determined to relate, so that you may be made acquainted with everything done and
discovered in this our voyage. On the thirty-third day after I departed f
Viewing the Indians as inhumane and uncivilized led Sepulveda to develop
the idea that the Indians were barbaric. According to Sepulveda, the
Indians natural laws of humanity were not appropriately followed the way
it should have been.
In this wiki document, you will analyze the arguments for and against the
enslavement of the Indians in the New World. You should read the Seplveda
document before the Las Casas one, since Las Casas is responding to the
arguments presented by Seplveda.
Learning Unit #6
The Colonial Economy:
Sugar, Hatos and Conucos
Learning Unit #6: !
Sugar, Hatos and Conucos!
Africans, Sugar and Slavery
Learning Unit #6: !
Sugar, Hatos and Conucos!
We have already discussed two out of the three
SECTION ONE: Discuss the various approaches taken by Congress and the presidents toward
Reconstruction from 1865 to 1877.
In the time immediately after the end of the Civil War, Bla
After reading chapter 6 The starry Messenger I learned that Giovanni de Dondi build The
clockwork (Astrarium) over a period of 16 years and the clockwork was a every complex
astronomical clock and planetarium. However, it tried to demonstrate the solar sy
Journal entry on the reading, from 200 to 300 words. Answer one of the three questions
1. What was the most interesting aspect of the Tano
2. Imagine you are a Tano. What would your day
look like? What would you do? Who would you
The Unjust War against the Enslavement of Indians
Juan Gins de Seplveda was the official historian of the Spanish crown and a priest
who was convinced that the war against the Indians was justified. It was an important role for
Juan Gins de Seplveda
On the Reasons for the Just War among the Indians (1547)
You should remember that authority and power are not only of one kind but of several varieties,
since in one way and with one kind of law the father commands his children, in a
In the Fall of 1610 Galileo made a systematic series of observations of the phases of
Venus. Describe briefly what he saw, and how his observations helped to confirm the
Copernican heliocentric theory of the solar system. How did his observations clearly
The Grain in the Stone
A big step in the ascent of man was the rise of the stone mason. As opposed to living in
caves, man began to build his house made out of wood and bricks and stones. This introduced
changes for man that impacted the new way of unders
The importance of the phases of Venus for Galileo is that they
can only be explained if the planet actually orbits the Sun.
Thus at least Galileo knew that Venus (and Mercury, which
also exhibits phases) must orbit the Sun, and thus the Earth
was not the
About ten thousand years ago humans began to domesticate animals and cultivate
plants. This was the researched beginning of the agriculture revolution, where humans found
plants growing and animals neighboring him. Among the first vegetation to be found w
I think that Browonski entitled his first program Lower than the Angels
because he makes a revelation that humans do not pertain to just one
environment and in connection with Angels they can never amount to the
fascinating attributes of the cultural evol
In Letters of Sunspots, Galileo saw that Venus passes through transitions in shape similar to
those of the moon. Galileos observation helped confirm the Copernican theory as it
highlights that Venus was lighted by sunlight throughout its body. In addition
Describe in an opening paragraph why Galileo wrote "The Assayer" and
what it is about.
Be sure to explain why Galileo chose this title, and what he meant to
convey by doing so.
In a second paragraph, explain what Galileo means when he says,
The Grand Duchess Christina was the mother of the Grand Duke Cosimo II de
Medici, the Duke of Tuscany, in the court where Galileo worked as a
mathematician and philosopher.
Galileo wrote this letter to express the relationship between scientific
What are the major discoveries Galileo made with his telescope that he describes in his
Galileo made many discoveries with his telescope when he finally put it together.
First, he discovered the lunar surface of the moon to be rough, uneven, and fil
Phlogiston is an early chemical theory that chemists came up with; it is a principle of fire, in
which every flammable substance was in part composed. In this view, the development of burning,
now called oxidation, was caused by the liberation of phlogist