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1/ The Prince by Machiavelli

Please read Chapters XVI and XVII (pp. 94 – 101)

The Prince – Machiavelli.pdf

Please read the source thoroughly and write a well-developed response.****

Write a brief response to the Primary Source Reading assigned for today: Machiavelli’s guidebook The Prince (selections – see Assignments tab). What qualities should a proper ruler have according to Machiavelli? Is it better to be feared or loved according to Machiavelli? Explain why?

Length: 1-2 paragraphs.

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2/Destruction of the Indies by de las Casas

Read pages 27 – 35.

The Devastation of the Indies – Bartolome de las Casas.pdf

Please read the source thoroughly and write a well-developed response.****

Write a brief response to the Primary Source Reading assigned for today: Bartolome de Las Casas’ The Destruction/Devastation of the Indies (selections – see Assignments tab). How does De Las Casas describe natives in the Americas? How does he describe the Europeans/Spanish and their behaviors (provide examples)?

Length: 1-2 paragraphs.

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3/ Erasmus (selections from Militant Christian)

Erasmus (selections of Militant Christian).pdf

Please read the source thoroughly and write a well-developed response.****

Write a brief response to the Primary Source Reading assigned for today: Erasmus’ selections (see Assignments tab). How should one, according to Erasmus, be a proper Christian? What deters humans from being good Christians? What does Erasmus think about the worship of saints?

Length: 1-2 paragraphs.

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4/ Read Luther’s 95 Theses, selections, Jean de Jussie (selections), Calvin (selections)

95 Theses – Martin Luther.pdf

Martin Luther (selections on Marriage).pdf

Jeanne de Jussie (selections of Short Chronicle).pdf

Calvin (selections of the Institutes).pdf

Please read the source thoroughly and write a well-developed response.****

Write a brief response to the Primary Source Reading assigned for today: Martin Luther’s 95 Theses (see Assignments). What aspects of the Catholic Church does Martin Luther criticize in his 95 points? What negative things does he have to say about the members of the church?

Length: 1-2 paragraphs