Quizzes- March 22: Quiz on Standage, March 29- Quiz on Human Web, April 12- Quiz on
The Dawn of the Columbian Global Kitchen
Part 1: The Spice Must Flow
The ottoman empire (1299-19223)
o Began as Turkic-speaking clan on the Western fringe of the S
Agricultural Society Takes Root
Before the common era (BCE)-0-Common Era (CE)
On the threshold of profound change
o What to call it?
The Agricultural revolution
Emphasizes the introduction of permanently settled communi
Food, Power and State-Formation
Civilization begins with cities
o Civilization = urban life
Civis- Latin, meaning city
Polis- Greek meaning city
Bourg- French meaning market town
o Early Settlements in the fertile crescen
Midterm Study Guide
The birth of the kitchen
o Mastery of fire: 1.8 MYA 800,000 YA 200,000 YA?
o Possible evidence of Homo Erectus fire use in South Africa
o Truly revolutionary: new relationships with our environment and wit
World History- Lecture 2
A Deep and Diverse past
Argument #1: Its not prehistory if it happened
o Our ignorance of the past and particularly the distant past, must not be confused
for an empty past
o Hominids became humans during this vast period
World History Day 1
World History- a way of understanding the past in such a way that encompasses all of
o Follows a chronological and analytical approach that attempts to find the most
fundamental processes of change common to all societies
o The Nazi-Soviet Pact was an agreement between the Soviet Union and Nazi
Germany signed in Moscow on August 23rd, 1939. The agreements main
purpose was to return territory that the Russian Empire held before the
October 27, 2016
o They would often herd people into a building and set it on fire
March and April 1940
o Soviet army was carrying out some of the same acts as Germany Katyn
massacre (carried out for the most part in the Katlyn forest not
Discussion Questions (9/30)
As expressed in the Nuremberg Laws, how did the Nazi party conceptualize Judaism?
According to the laws, what made a person Jewish?
Based on the documents in Moeller, how would you characterize the Nazis ideas
1. According to Browning, how did some men from the German Police Battalion 101
respond to the command requiring them to take part in the mass execution of Polish Jews,
and how did they deal with those orders?
Some of the men could not bear doing it, whil
Keeping international peace was dependent on keeping economic ties with other countries
In 1945 the League of Nations would become the United Nations
Treaty of Paris (1919): This treaty was counterproductive, especially economically
1. According to Wilson, the purpose of his fourteen points is for "the world to be made
fit and safe to live in." He adds, "The programme of the world's peace, therefore,
is our programme; and that programme, the only possible programme, asweseeit
Discussion Questions (11-4)
1. This week's sources focused on the experiences of Jews in Nazi Germany. How does using
diaries as primary sources differ from using memoirs?
Diaries are a more private account of what was going on at the time, wh
#1. How did the Cold War reflect the tensions in American foreign policy between three sets of motivesmaterial selfinterest, national security, and spreading the American dream? Use examples from Latin America, Africa, or Asia to
support your argument.
Afro-Eurasia as a zone of interaction, c.
Africas Increasing Integration into the Eurasian
North Africas population (34 million c. 1000 CE) expands trade and contact across
Mediterranean and beyond
Sub-Saharan Africa becomes more integ
Common Grounds for Division: Religious and Cultural Unity in
Afroeurasia and the Americas
Universalizing religionsnotably Christianity and Buddhismappeal to diverse,
widespread populations and challenge the power of secular rulers and thinkers.
Common Grounds for Division in the First Millennium C.E.
Map 5.1 | The World, c. 500 BCE
Why the Axis?
New schools of thought emerge across Eurasia, axis-like, in
regions that border on and influence each other
The thought of this peri
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1. In Hitlers speech, how does he describe the relationship between himself, the German
people, and the coming conflict?
a. He is discussing the upcoming conflict and saying that he is not asking the
German people to do anything that he himself would not
March 16, 2017
1. In part 2 chapter 4, Moeller uses a variety of sources to illustrate the experiences of Jews
in Nazi Germany. What are the benefits of using memoirs and diaries as primary
a. The benefit of using memoirs and diaries
1. How does Browning explain the mens response to the mass execution of Polish Jews,
and how did they deal with orders commanding them to take part in those executions?
a. It sounds that almost all of them at one time or another did not want
1. How does Levi explain the lack of solidarity that one might expect to exist between those
imprisoned in Auschwitz?
a. The lack of solidarity towards him personally was the effect of him not speaking
German nor Yiddish as well as him being an outsider f
HIST 0700, World History (Class No. 26135), version 1
University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2015
Prof. Patrick Manning
Monday & Wednesday, 3:00 4:15 p.m.
104 David Lawrence
Prof. Manning <[email protected]>, M & W, 1:00 2:00 pm, 3904 WW
The Politics of Anti-Slavery and the Unraveling of the Second Party System
~ Free Soil! Free Labor! Free Men! ~
A Dysfunctional System?
-Record high voter participation
-Increasing frustration with parties and politicians
-Succession of one term (or l