History 4.1, Exam 2, Study Guide
Who- Settlers of the Italian peninsula who dominated the region from the late
Bronze Age until the rise of the Roman Republic in the sixth century b.c.e.
When/Where- Italy/mediterranean 800 BCE, originally cam
I. Research a Topic related to the High Middle Ages and write a one
Population increase increase in the high middle ages could be entirely
contributed to the improvements in agriculture. The lower working class
people did al
I. Research a Topic related to Ancient Greece and write a one paragraph
One of my favorite topics about ancient greece is that of the life of a Spartan. I found the
videos we watched about them fascinating, though a little sad, as wel
Excerpt from Aristotle's Politics (Book 5, part 11)
1. Do you agree or disagree with Aristotles statement based on
what youve learned about the successes of past civilizations
not just the Greeks? Why or why not?
It's hard because I strongly ag
1. Can you identify reasons that the Jews of Judea might resent
foreign rule and rebel against Roman authority?
The Jews throughout history, up to this point, have been rather
nomadic and or pushed around/ruled by former empires (ex Siege of
History 4.1 Homework
I. Research a Topic related to Ancient Rome and write a one paragraph summary.
The widespread invention and use of concrete in ancient Rome preserved some of Romes
greatest architectural achievements like the Pantheon, the Colosseum a
What were the similarities and differences between Mesopotamian and Egyptian
civilizations? What circumstances account for the similarities and differences?
There were many similarities between the Mesopotamian and Egyptian culture I
Black Death Homework
1. What are some of the most striking details of these descriptions?
A large majority of these articles were striking. Both describe horrid death ridden
realities of the time. One of the most mind blowing was the actual record listed
History 4.1 , Exam 1 Study Guide
What- An early writing system found on clay wedges
When/Where- Fourth millennium b.c.e / Mesopotamia
Why- As Mesopotamian cities expanded and grew wealthy, the need arose for a
system of keepin
Award Winning Chili
2 pounds ground beef
1/2 onion, chopped
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 1/2 cups tomato sauce (I used 2 (15 oz.) cans of tomato sauce)
1 (8 ounce) jar salsa
4 tablespoons chili seasoning mix (I u
Baked Egg Benedict
6 slices of Ham (Canadian-style Bacon)
3 egg yolks
1/2 tsp white vinegar
1/2 cup melted butter
4 Tbsp. lemon juice
A pinch of salt
A pinch of black pepper
3 English muffins (6 halves)
Ice Cream Bread
* 1 pint (2 cups) melted ice cream (You can use any ice cream! Low-fat & dairy-free ice cream do not
* 1 1/4 cup Self Rising Flour
* 1/4 cup Rainbow Sprinkles
* 1/4 cup Chocolate Chips
1. The White House, Congress, and the battle of Reconstruction
Lincoln, although never setting forth a final and comprehensive plan for bringing rebellious
states back into the union, indicated that he favored a lenient and conciliatory policy
Credit mobilier was a construction company controlled by an inner ring on the
Union Pacific that enriched its owners in the 1860s. It was hired to make quick
profits on the railroads. It bribed Congressman and state legislators to avoid
Radicals- usually referring to those of the Republican Party, they wanted to reshape
southern society before readmitting ex-Confederate states to the Union; true Radical
position was of the use of federal authority to complete the transition from slavery
After the Civil War, America experienced rapid development in their society. The
most important development was increase in industrial development and the effects it had
on society. This rapid economic transformation was possible because conditions became
The Atlanta Compromise was an agreement struck in 1895 between Booker T. Washington,
president of the Tuskegee Institute, and other African-American leaders, and Southern white
leaders. It was first supported, an
Japans Growing Power
At the turn of the twentieth century, Japan became the first modern Asian nation.
Japanese industries began to develop greatly and as a result Japan became imperialistic.
Though business leaders known as the Zaibatsu held power throug
LIR 10 Spring 2011
EXTRA CREDIT (10 points)
Exploring Authority and Bias Online-About Wikipedia
1. View the video Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface (connect using the link on our class website
the Week 7 tab, or go directly to http:/www.lib.nc
Lir 10 Final project
"How has the federal funding of family planning centers influenced women's decisions to
use birth control or elective abortion?"
I wanted to do my project on abortion because of recent news headlines that Congress
Extra Credit for HOMEWORK (5 points)
LIR 10, Fall 2010
Due Class 3 (Feb. 25)
The SRJC Libraries what do you know?
This exercise is designed to increase your understanding of the library and how to use it.
All of the answers can be found on the lib
Hist 21 due 4/27
White Privilege assignment
Global White Supremacy
I like that the author so boldly dives into the issue of white supremacy in our
modern world. He brings up examples from our recent past, such as Dredd Scott vs.
Beringia: Bering Sea Land Bridge. This 'bridge' existed during the last glacial maximum,
approx. 14k yrs ago, when sea level was much lower and present-day Alaska and eastern Siberia
were connected. Exposure of the Bering Sea Land Bridge is signi
Alamo (Mex-Amer war): 2/23-3/6 1836. After 13-day siege Mex troops launch assault on Alamo Mission near mod-day San Antonio Tx. Only 2 Texan dfndrs survived. Svrl mo
prior, Texans driven all Mex troops out of Mexican Texas. Feb 23 1500 Mex troops marched
Experiences of African Americas in America in 19thC and 20thC
Contrast experiences of two distinct eras (Reconstruction, Jim Crow (1880-1950) South,
Jim Crow (1880-1950) North, Civil Rights South, Civil Rights North).
Five distinct areas:
1. Beliefs of sl
Experiences of Asian Americas in America in 19thC and 20thC
Including the independent nation of Hawaii in early 19thC:
Contrast experiences of two distinct sub-groups (ie Jap, Chinese, Filipino, Korean).
Five distinct areas:
1. Detention camps: