The purpose of this assignment is for you to examine the multiple perspectives on women’s suffrage specifically the views of supporters and non-supporters of the suffrage movement. You will explore these multiple perspectives by analyzing sources that reflect the different views of this historical event in order to explain the various positions of the suffrage and anti-suffrage movement and to appreciate the vestiges of discrimination against women that still exist today.
A. Explain (suggested length of 2–3 paragraphs) the reasons for the rise of partisan politics in the Early Republic (i.e., major conflicts and concerns, development of the First Party System).
B. Discuss the development of the Second Party System (suggested length of 2–3 paragraphs) by doing the following:
1. Compare the platforms of the Whig and Democratic parties.
Note: You may include both similarities and differences of the two parties.
2. Describe the leaders and constituents that defined each party.
3. Explain how the Second Party System contributed to increased democratization of American politics.
C. Discuss the major movements and events that led to the Civil War (suggested length of 2–3 paragraphs) by doing the following:
1. Explain the pro-slavery and abolitionist arguments of the antebellum period.
2. Describe the role of westward expansion in increasing sectional tensions.
3. Evaluate how three major events (e.g., significant legislation, territorial conflicts, court cases, political debates) contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War.
D. Provide acknowledgement of source information, using in-text citations and references, for quoted, paraphrased, or summarized content.
1. Include the following information when providing source references:
• location of information (e.g., publisher, journal, or website URL)
* You can use Norton, 2015 as a source. Also, search “WGU C121 Survey of United States History” for examples of sources. Primarily Norton 2015.
locate and provide a summary of 6 primary and secondary source materials that will be used for their essay.
Make sure each source has a 150 word summary.
No Wikipedia or History.com
Academic scholarly articles only
Students will examine major themes in Chicana/o history as presented in course readings and topics during Weeks 1-6. You can begin with your textbook, Mexicans in the Making of America, but you are expected to consider others class readings to develop your thesis, such as primary sources, lectures, documentaries, and scholarly articles or other readings shared with you via CANVAS. The focus of the essay should be significant course themes related to Chicana/o history as per your understanding of course readings and sources. Sample themes may include, but are not limited to: the U.S.-Mexico border, identity, racism, discrimination, ethnic relations, gender, sexuality, racial formation, colonialism, Anglo-Mexican relations, intra-ethnic relations, citizenship, immigration, violence, civil rights, etc. You as the reader of sources must determine what themes are most relevant to the course based upon your understanding of the reading.
Students will also be required to complete a course/reading themes proposal via CANVAS (due Week 4) prior to publishing your essay.
Once you have selected the course themes to evaluate, consider the following question(s) in crafting your essay & developing a thesis:
The essay publish should be approximately 1,000 – 1,200 words, typed, double spaced, Times New Roman. You must use Chicago Manual of Style footnotes. Please include a title page with your class info + word count. The most important thing for the publish assignment is the demonstration of reading comprehension within class readings and sources. No outside secondary source research is necessary at the publish stage. Focus on course readings and sources during Weeks 1-6 in the course. After submitting your publish essay, the assignment will be graded via CANVAS, feedback given, and revisions will be required with additional requirements due the last day of class. More information about revisions will be distributed in class/via CANVAS. Students are required to go to the writing center this semester for assistance and feedback in the writing process. It is a free service on campus.
 This is a sample footnote. Neil Foley, Mexicans in the Making of America (Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 2017), page #.
What themes do you find significant in Chicano/a history based upon class readings during Week 1-6? How do the readings illuminate the way these themes have impacted the course of Chicana/o history, especially between 1850-1940? Provide specific historical examples to illustrate your points, as well as changes over time between 1850-19
Compare Oedipus the King to The Bacchae, especially regarding human relationships with the gods. How does the worldview of Euripides differ from that of Sophocles?
• 1) analyze the following “ritualized actions” (type-scenes) Food and feasting and The hero’s dressing and arming
in the books: (Books 16 (Aristeia of Patroklos)
Books 17 (Aristeia of Menelaos; The fight over the body of Patroklos)
Book 18 (Achilles’s grief; The shield of Achilles)
Book 19 (Achilles’s anger unleashed)
Book 21 (Achilles fights the river; read only lines 1-158 and 256-455)
Your analysis should refer to the books for this unit but also briefly refer to stock scenes of the same kind studied in the previous books.
In your analysis, pay attention to the following:
• Why are these scenes important?
• What do they reveal of the sociality of warriors and the traditions they abide by?
• Do they contribute to the establishment of a “community”?
2) Analyze the role of Achilles’s immortal horses in the poem and answer the following questions:
• Why does Homer insert these characters?
• What do they reveal of human-animal relations?
• Why is the immortality of the horses included twice in the poem—both in Achilles’s and in Aeneas’s horses?
Write as much as you see fit to conduct a proper analysis, Be clear, and precise in your statements.
Please answer the following question in about six pages, double spaced. Please paginate in the upper right hand corner and put your name and the name of the course at the top of the first page. You MUST have a citation for each paragraph – either a footnote or an endnote – giving the source and the page numbers from which you derived the information in that paragraph, and ALSO provide a citation for each sentence with quoted material. Papers without proper citations will be graded down one full letter grade. Please remember that part of your grade will be based on correct use of English, so please proof-read your paper (and please use the past tense when discussing the past!). Since a major part of your grade will be based on your ability to explain ideas in your own words, please use your own words and avoid quoting. If you do use someone else’s words, you MUST use quotation marks to avoid plagiarism AND cite your source – plagiarism will result in your paper being given an F. You may use your books and notes, but you should not discuss the question or your answer with anyone else; you are to fly solo on this project. Please be specific; if you are vague I will assume you don’t really understand the material.
Using the course email message system, please send your answer to me as an attachment to a course email message by 11:30 pm Sunday October 2. Please be sure that you save your exam in Word or RTF format before sending it to me.
The question: How was it possible for Hitler to become Chancellor of Germany in 1933? Include in your answer: 1) Was Hitler’s rise to power inevitable? If not, identify the aspects of Hitler’s life prior to 1925 that made it highly improbable that he would become the Chancellor; 2) In 1923 Hitler was in prison but ten years later he was the Chancellor. What steps did he take that contributed to his rise to power? Discuss and explain each; 3) What developments that were not under Hitler’s control contributed to his emergence as the Chancellor in 1933? Discuss and explain each; 4) Was the Nazi Party voted into office by German voters? Begin by stating the percentage of the vote the NSDAP received in 1928, 1930, and the two 1932 Reichstag elections. Then identify what type of people were most likely to vote Nazi and why; 5) What is the author’s thesis regarding conservative elites and Hitler’s rise to power? Discuss and explain. Since this is an exam on your knowledge of Epstein’s book and the lecture notes your answer MUST be based on Epstein’s book and the lecture notes; the use of other sources will result in a reduction of your grade.
I have been thinking of tips to help you do well on the exam. My suggestions include:
1. Write an impressive opening paragraph in which you state the author’s central thesis in answer to the main exam question and then briefly summarize the main points that the author makes in developing their thesis.
2. In order to do the above you need to identify the author’s central thesis in each chapter as you read (in addition to the thesis for the book). It was clear that some of you are struggling with this and need to improve in this area. The lecture notes are intended to help you with this as well as other issues so if you would read the lecture notes more carefully this should also help you improve.
3. Be specific – if you are vague I will assume you don’t really understand the material.
4. Write the essay in your own words and avoid quoting. Quoting is frequently an indication that the student doesn’t know how to explain something and tries to disguise this by quoting something the author said.
5. Answer all parts of the essay. This may seem obvious but some students forget to do this.
6. Please follow the instructions. If you are asked to paginate your essay (provide page numbers) and provide citations then please do so.
7. Submit your exam as an attachment to a course message as you did for assignment 2.
I have to send you the scanned chapters tomorrow.
Due Sunday 10/2/22 at 12pm
According to the quote of philosopher George Santayana, “Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.” That phrase is not only popular and catchy, but also true.
Assignment: Select one of the five topics below for your paper:
1. In depth. compare and contrast immigration in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era to immigration today, include politics, social and cultural aspects and economics.
2. Thoroughly compare and contrast the state of the United States (economic, political, social and cultural) after the pandemics, the 1918 influenza pandemic and COVID 19.
3. Discuss the significance of the 1925 Scopes Trial, and, in depth, compare it with the debate over the controversy today of teaching of slavery and other cultural topics in schools.
4. How does Putin’s desire of expansion compare and contrast with the Iron Curtain of the Cold War, discuss ? How does the Russia Ukraine War impact the United States and the world economically and politically, give examples?
5. Discuss five events in United States history since 1877 that significantly impacted (select one group to research: African Americans, Native Americans, Latino Americans, Asian Americans, and women) in either a positive or negative way. In your research, include politics, social and cultural impact, economics.
Requirements and Instructions: Your paper must be at least 800 words written in the MLA style or the Chicago style with at least four sources, excluding the textbook and Wikipedia. A bibliography is required. The bibliography should include: the title of the source, the author’s name, the name of the company that published the source, the date the source were published. That means, do not give an internet address URL as a source, and no more than one internet source is allowed. The bibliography is not included in the word count.
I have uploaded the assignment instructions, and the rewiew that is needed for it.You can do at least 4 pages and the other 2 can be for the bibliography, or citations you don’t have to worry with a title page. It will be checked through a plagraism tool.
The story von Drehle tells about the Triangle Factory Fire is largely a story of 1) immigrants during a time of huge economic growth in America and 2) the changing relationship between workers and business (employers) in America. Read this short overview about immigration issues in America: Digital History: Evaluating the Economic Costs and Benefits of Immigration. You will find many of the same issues are debated today about immigration in America.
Write an essay in which you use at least three aspects of the story von Drehle tells about the Triangle Factory (ex., living conditions for immigrants, working conditions of workers, attempts by workers to unionize, the fire, the city corruption that provided a context for business) to discuss the issues posed in the short overview; namely, were the immigrants who worked at the Triangle Factory ultimately an asset to America or not? If so, in what ways did they contribute to American life? If not, why not?
Remember to give concrete examples from the reading to illustrate your ideas and “prove” them to your reader. This paper should focus on critical analysis by answering the questions above, making comparisons, and presenting and defending your thesis and arguments. Rather than just stating the facts, this approach explains and interprets them. Why did the Triangle Fire take place, what were the consequences, and how did it relate to other developments in American history? Why did the authors you read take differing stands? What is your own interpretation of the issues? If you need to review the historical context, please consult the Resources page in this module for help with external research.
A helpful note for writing history papers: Few assignments in history courses will be simply descriptive. Rather than just summarizing what happened or what you read, you will usually be asked to provide your own analysis of the topic or issue about which you are writing and to argue a thesis or conclusion. Be sure that you understand what each assignment requires, in terms of the balance between description, analysis, and argument.
Your essay should be 4-5 pages. Please remember to create a title for your essay, and cite all sources, including the von Drehle book, using either Chicago, MLA, or APA styles. For additional information about expectations, see the course page Tips for Completing Written Assignments.