01/29/21

Latin America Project

Directions:  Provide the following information for the figures you have been assigned:  A) dates lived, B) 3-4 bullet points of biography, C) explanation of 3-4 major accomplishments or works, and D) analysis of how he/she relates to the themes of Latin American Consolidation.  Be sure to include a visual of the person or place.

1. Toussaint L’Overture 
2. Father Hidalgo
3. Augustin de Iturbide
4. Simon Bolivar
5. Gran Colombia
6. Jose de San Martin 
7. August Comte 
8. Andres Santa Cruz 
9. Dom Pedro I 
10. Joao VI
11. Juan Manuel de Rosas
12. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
13. Benito Juarez
14. Maximillian von Habsburg
15. Domingo Sarmiento
16. Porfirio Diaz

01/15/21

Industrial Revolution Readings

Click on the link below and read 19.1, 19.4, and 19.6.  Answer the questions at the end of each reading.  Please submit your answers to Schoology.

19.1-Sybil

  1. What was the factory system?
  2. How and why did it originate?
  3. What was it intended to do?

19.4-A Defense of the Factory System

  1. How does Andrew Ure defend the Factory System?
  2. What specific points does he address?
  3. Are his arguments persuasive?  Why or why not?

19.6-Luddism: An Assault on Technology

  1. What does the author postulate as having been the origins of Luddism?
  2. What is the author’s position, and what arguments does he bring out, pro-and-con, concerning the Luddites?
  3. Does the author view the Luddites as criminals or victims? Explain.

World History Readings