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

12/4/20

Islamic Empire Readings

For each of the following readings, answer the questions found at the end of each reading.  The answers will be due at the start of the next class period.

12.3-Women in Ottoman Society: Oigier de Busbecq

12.4-The Ottomans: Empire-builders at the Crossroads of Three Continents

12.6-Shah Abbas the Great: The Resurgence of the Persian Empire

Documents in World History
To use the documents, click on the one you want on the table of contents page.

11/13/20

Africa and Atlantic Slave Trade Readings

Here are three readings for Chapter 20. Please answer the questions that go with each reading. This assignment will be due at the beginning of the next class period.

Appeal to the King of Portugal
What exactly is the complaint of the King of Kongo? What seems to be the impact of Portuguese traders (factors) in the Congo? What does King Affonso want the King of Portugal to do?

Slave Trader
What were the ways Bosman received slaves?  Which method does he prefer?  What are the comparisons of Dutch ships and those of other Europeans?

Enslaved Captive
How was slavery in Africa different from slavery in America?  What were the worst aspects of the Atlantic slave trades according to the author?  Why does Equiano address his audience as “nominal Christians”?