Category: History – American history

title “gerrymandering”

 See the CNN video on Gerrymandering referenced  o When (typically) does the federal redistricting process happen, and why?  o Why is this only a concern with House members? (simple question)  o Who typically controls this process (what level and bodies of government)? (more than most people consider when voting) o Why hasnt the U.S. Supreme […]

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Chicano Studies

This initial post should be at least 3 solid paragraphs that cite the reading and demonstrate your understanding of the course material and topic.  What role did universities and college students play in the creation of Chicano Studies? WHAT did the activists have to do to get Chicano/Ethnic Studies established as a discipline in higher […]

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american history

  Discussion 5 – Progressive Era and the Eugenics Movement 66 unread replies.66 replies. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, eugenics became a popular movement. The idea that human behavior was largely shaped by genetic factors gained a wide following in the United States and throughout the globe, perhaps most notoriously as demonstrated […]

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HIS 110 WEEK 10 – ASSIGNMENT 3

   INSTRUCTIONS  WEEK 10 HIS 110 POWERPOINT SLIDE  CREATE A POWERPOINT SLIDE ON YOUR TOPIC OF CHOICE  Start by reviewing the outline slide you created last week. Use it as a guide to remember how you planned to organize the information in your presentation. Outline I. My Topic- The Fight For Equal Rights for African […]

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American History

 The Roanoke Venture and The Abandoned Colony  A. Summarize the main points in this section. B. In your opinion, what do the two paintings by John White Watercolor of Indians Fishing and Portrait of an Algonquian Mother and Child tell us about the native people? (Include the titles of the paintings in your response). The Consequences […]

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Declaration of Independence

Write an comprehensive and cohesive response to the following questions listed below in pertaining to the Declaration of Independence:  “Are the words in the Declaration of Independence still valid today?” “Why does the Declaration of Independence still matter?” “Why are the ideas of the Declaration of Independence still valid today?” 2 pages total No plagiarism […]

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American History short answers

   Question 2 Connect: Base your answer to this question on the two assigned readings within the lesson the interview with a Yale Professor and the blog on Hawaiian Food. (Note: Hawaii itself is part of the U.S.) What did Freedman mean by when he said there are three characterizes of American cuisine are regionalism, […]

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Analyzing the School Begins

   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 Native Americans in the […]

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History

Chapters 16 & 17   (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 18 & 19, and . (Minimum 200 […]

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