Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth (1963)
Colonial War and Mental Disorders
But the war goes on; and we will have to bind up for years to come the many,
sometimes ineffaceable, wounds that the colonialist onslaught has inflicted on our people.
Primo Levi, Survival in Auschwitz
Dawn came on us like a betrayer; it seemed as though the new sun rose as an ally of
our enemies to assist in our destruction. The different emotions that overcame us, of
resignation, of futile rebellion, of religious
Marc Bloch was a French historian who served in the First World War and went back into
uniform when World War II broke out. After France fell, he offered his analysis of why and how
defeat had come so quickly to his much-beloved nation. He joined the Resi
History 1400 Essay Questions for Final Exam
One of the following essay prompts, selected randomly, will appear on your final exam. In
your answer, you will need to discuss (and not just mention) at least four of the primary
source selections we
[.]Partly from curiosity, and partly from idleness, I went into the lecturing room,
Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth
Factors in Decolonization
Nationalism and Western Education
Changes after World War I
Effects of World War II
Postwar Economic Crisis
France and World War II
Marc Bloch, Strange Defeat
Poland: 1 September 1939
Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact, 23 August 1939
Blitzkrieg: Lightning War
New Space and Time of Warfare
October 1939-March 1940: Phony War, or Sitzkrieg
Describe douglas's argument about popular sovereignty and the issue of slavery.
Do you agree or not agree and explain why.
Douglas argues in favor of "that great principle of self-government".
And the "exclusive right of a free people to form and adopt th
cannot understand slavery without understanding common occurrence of rape.
have to address linkages between slavery, rape and commerce.
letters of a slave trading firm. one from a woman alludes to mistreatment (rape).
surprisingly frank. describe in their
unfair, accused, spread accusations
targeted, marginal, odd, old, outspoken, nonconformist (with regard to puritan standards)
mostly women (6 men were executed)
why believe? religious reasons what's the cl
Who were loyalist? What was the difference between absentee and stay at home loyalists?
What threat did these loyalists present?
What happened to their property after the war and why?
-Who were the loyalists?
As Anglicans they were sworn to uphold allegia
13th amendment in the process of being enacted.
Knows there is hatred towards south. North probably not happy with this conciliatory tone.
But he took the risk, because victory was at hand, likely no negative cons
taxes on imports of goods that go into the country
people get involved in smuggling to avoid taxes
also opposed to policies regulating what the colonies can purchase and where
at same time empire is looking for more money, there's increasing ability for t
union grants freedom to slaves whose in places occupied by union army.
wanted to make sure confederates didnt use slaves to fight and win war.
1865: 13th amendment.
1868: 14th amendment limits power of state. states cannot deny rights to u.s. citizens.
most civil war memorials are dedicated to the young men who fought in the civil war.
they emphasize the bravery and courage demonstrated by soldiers on the battlefield.
arlington cemetary quickly conveys the enormous magnitude.
by focusing on such things
douglas: states rights and popular sovereignty
douglas makes argument in favor of states rights and popular sovereignty. the decision of
slavery should be left to the people of the states to decide. the people should be the ones to
decide for themselves w
no class on monday
on wednesday, in class exercise. need to do readings.
quiz 10 on lincoln's second inaugural address. read instructions.
antebellum reform efforts, including abolitionist, how important writing and speeches were.
by 1836, couldn't send a
how did new englanders know about slavery?
visits and travel to southern states
gossip, word of mouth
trade, bought products of slave labor
crew of boats
native peoples (who traveled)
published writings, reports back to crown
escaped slaves (later)
why remain loyal?
anglicans loyal to church of england
economic advantages of being attached to britain
big gamble, some were naturally risk averse
why patriots concerned about loyalists?
opposed cause of rebels
make it difficult to unite colonists
security vs privacy or liberty
dunmore: if you are a slave fighting for british, you will gain your freedom
common sense, sells half million copies, how you get people to agree to formal declaration
conitinental congress articulate docu
17th century wars
contentious boundaries , disputed boundaries between british and spanish control over florida
place of escape for runaway slaves, further contributed to argument for war
escaped slaves good fighters, motivated
pequot sttempt to dominate
egalitarian experience on frontier and blacks, gets
declaration of independence, at end of life, john brown hated constitution.
growing sympathy for john brown, as well as pull at heartstrings of people w
ok to write exam chronologically
next friday's quiz, video
how contested slavery was before harriet beecher stowe
subject of debate by historians, anti and pro slavery people, still discussions
we need a new republic, second american re
Amendments (Reconstruction Amendments)
14: 1868, Confederate states forced to ratify in order to re-enter union. Allowed children of former slaves to become citizens. Established due
process. Equal Protection Clause - basis for Brown v. Board of Ed, began