Arguments of Things Fall Apart.

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Nobel laureate Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart explores the political, social, and religious effects of British expansion into the African interior. How does this novel serve as a tool for understanding late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century imperialism? How do British authorities (missionaries, merchants, governors) undermine traditional relationships and practices? In what ways do Africans respond to […]

Machiavelli’s The Prince

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Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements   from Machiavelli’s The Prince located in this module and respond in a 1-2 page reaction paper answering the following questions.  What do you think about Machiavelli’s ideas of leadership? Was he correct about how a Renaissance leader should act? Was he correct about how a leader should act in […]

Compare and Contrast Christian and Muslim Accounts

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Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements     Christian and Muslim Accounts of the Atrocities Crusaders Committed During the Fall of Jerusalem in 1099″  After reading this passage carefully, consider the discussion questions at the end. Answering these questions will help organize your ideas for the paper. In your paper, demonstrate your skills of comparison and […]

Film Analysis Paper

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Film Analysis Paper: Part of becoming a historian is understanding the difference between actual history and how filmmakers portray history. For this assignment you will write a paper about a movie of your choice. The paper should be roughly 2 – 3 pages long and typed in a 12 point font and double spaced. Below […]

Primary Source Analysis Paper

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Primary Source Analysis Paper: One of the most important things historians do is to read through original, or primary source, documents and look for understanding within them. You will have an opportunity to read one primary source document from history and write about it: the Epic of Gilgamesh OR a biography of one of the […]