Chapters 16 & 17 “The ‘Omaha Platform” of the People’s Party (1892)” (minimum 200 words ) According to the platform, what are the major issues facing the nation? How do the Populists propose to use the power of the government to correct these problems? What proposals in the platform eventually became a reality? Read Chapters… Continue reading How do the Populists propose to use the power of the government to correct these problems?
Do not use outside sources. Question 1- Source Analysis: Complete the following source analysis questions by analyzing the “School Begins” cartoon and more specifically the scene with the Native American sitting on the other side of the “classroom.” What is the historical context of that scene? In other words, what was the U.S. policy toward… Continue reading What is the historical context of that scene?
DEFINE WHAT GOVERNMENT MEANT TO YOU? EXPLAIN THE VARIOUS FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN UNITED STATES AND OTHER COUNTRIES AND THEIR FUNCTIONS CONSTITUTION; EXPLAIN IN DETAILS THE CONFLICTS AND CAUSES THAT LED TO THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND FAILURES OF ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
o Article III of the U.S. Constitution states “The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish. The judges, both of the supreme and inferior courts, shall hold their offices during good behavior, and… Continue reading Discuss the pros of lifetime appointment for Supreme Court justices
Overview: As a public historian, I fully believe that history is useless without action. It’s not enough to just know about a topic; you need to make people care about and do something with that knowledge. For your final, I want YOU to be a public historian. Figure out a way to make people care… Continue reading Do your secondary sources give you ideas for creating relevancy?
El Cid, Rodrigo Diaz, is the national hero of Spain. Rodrigo in some ways stands apart from other historic figures and leaders because of a style all his own. What are some of the actions taken by Rodrigo over the course of his dramatic career that distinguish him? What did Rodrigo experience that we see… Continue reading What are some of the actions taken by Rodrigo over the course of his dramatic career that distinguish him?
Do Jewish people have specific DNA?” 1. Introduction 2. Jewish Genetic pool all around the world 3. How Wars Affected Jews’ DNA? 4. Specific genetic information in Jewish DNA 5. Conclusion Write a 5-7 page on a topic relating to American Jewry. Use at least 3-4 scholarly sources and record full bibliographical information for these… Continue reading How Wars Affected Jews’ DNA?
How would Carl Schurz (Former German revolutionary and Republican Senator from Missouri) may have viewed Cartoon from the Philadelphia Inquirer in 1898. [Public Domain via Wikimedia]
Trace the origins of World War I, and assess if the world war was inevitable in 1914? Explain if it was possible for the United States to maintain neutrality in World War I. If yes, explain how. If no, explain why not. Analyze if the United States should have entered World War I to make… Continue reading Explain if the United States Senate should have approved of the Treaty of Versailles
2700 words minimum If you choose to post on this forum, first read ch. 23 in Making of the West and watch the video “Age of Nation-States” (https://youtu.be/dLDq4O4VCRY). Next read Kipling’s White Man’s Burden (link below). Then answer the questions at the bottom. White Man’s Burden (http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5478/) Questions: (1) What is “the white man’s burden”… Continue reading What is “the white man’s burden” of which Kipling writes?