HIS 100 Module Three Activity Template: Revising Questions

HIS 100 Module Three Activity Template: Revising Questions

  

My topic is Climate change and environmental issues, The  Chernobyl nuclear accident.

Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:

  • Identify a historical perspective that could be applied to your historical event.
    • Ensure that you use evidence, such as examples or quotes, from your sources to support why you identified a particular perspective.
  • Revise your research question based on evidence from your primary and secondary sources.
    • Does the evidence from your primary and secondary sources support your research question, or do they indicate you need to reconsider it? For example, you may need to narrow your focus further or approach your topic from a different perspective. If you do not feel like your research question needs to be changed, explain why.
  • Explain how historical perspective and evidence from sources influenced your finalized research question.
    • How did they strengthen or challenge your research question?

HIS 100 Module Four Activity Template: Historical Narratives

HIS 100 Module Four Activity Template: Historical Narratives

    

  • Research Topic List: Climate Change and Environmental Issues, Chernobyl Nuclear accident

 

Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:

  • Compare the narratives presented in your primary and secondary sources relevant to your historical event.
    • Apply the source analysis skills from the previous activity to help you compare the narratives about your historical event. Describe the stories told in each source about your historical event. Provide evidence from your sources to support your descriptions of the narratives. Consider the following questions:
      • How are the narratives in each source similar and/or different?
      • How has the story of your historical event and key figure or group (identified in the previous module) been told in the past and the present?
      • From which perspectives are the narratives told?
      • What was occurring in society at the time of the event, such as politics, the economy, and entertainment?
  • Describe one narrative that has significantly influenced the contemporary understanding of your historical event.
    • Select one narrative from the four you analyzed. Choose the narrative that you think has been the most influential in terms of what is known and unknown about your historical event. Explain why you chose this narrative and how it has impacted our current understanding of the event.
  • Explain how the chosen narrative helps you better understand your historical research question.
    • How does the narrative you chose expand, support, or challenge your research question?

HIS 100 Module Four Activity Template: Bias in Primary Sources

HIS 100 Module Four Activity Template: Bias in Primary Sources

 My topic is:   

Research Topic List: Climate Change and Environmental Issues,   

Chernobyl Nuclear accident

Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:

  • Conduct source analysis on two primary sources relevant to your historical event.
    • You will respond to specific questions about each source in the activity template.
  • Analyze the primary sources relevant to your historical event for the presence of bias.
    • What clues are present in your two sources that may indicate bias? Provide evidence of these clues from your sources. If you do not think there is bias, provide evidence to support your claim. 
  • Compare how your historical event is represented in your primary sources.
    • Do the two sources tell the same story, or are contrasting perspectives represented? Provide evidence from your sources.

HIS 100 Module Three Activity Context Template

HIS 100 Module Three Activity Context Template

 you will describe the context of your historical event using evidence from the sources you have explored. You should focus on a particular historical perspective (social, political, economic) to describe what was occurring at the time.  

My topic is Climate change and environmental issues, The  Chernobyl nuclear accident.

 

Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:

  • Describe the historical context surrounding your historical event.
    • Use one of the perspectives mentioned in this module’s overview (social, political, economic) to focus your description and highlight particular influences on the event.
  • Describe a key historical figure or group’s participation in your historical event.
    • In your description, identify that figure or group’s position/role in society and their role in the event.
  • Explain the key historical figure or group’s motivation to participate in your historical event.
    • In your explanation, include how you think the figure’s or group’s beliefs, assumptions, and values influenced how they perceived the event and the person’s ability to directly or indirectly affect it.
  • Articulate how the historical context caused or influenced your chosen historical event.
    • How do you think what was going on in broader society at the time impacted your historical event?
  • Explain how connecting your historical event and current event improves the understanding of your topic.
    • How do you think using your historical event to explore the roots of your current event might help you better understand your topic (climate change, political protest, human rights/inequality, or global trade)?

history questions

history questions

Q1 — Napoleon destroyed much of the old order of Europe, spreading, and embedding many of the ideas of the French Revolution. How did Napoleon expand his power? How did the old powers of Europe seek to restrain the ideas of Republicanism and Bonapartism with the Concert of Europe?

Q2 — The Industrial Revolution ushered in an era of vast change. Discuss how these changes affected the common man. How did technological change spur political and social change?

Each question needs to be 600 words or more

Due by 1230-100pm the latest

choose from below

choose from below

 

TOPIC OPTIONS:

1)    Vietnam War

a.    From Chapter 27 of the YAWP reader, read the following.

  i.    Barry Goldwater Barry Goldwater, Republican Nomination Acceptance Speech

  ii.    George M. Garcia, Vietnam Veteran, Oral Interview

b.    Read Chapter 30 of the US History online textbook, especially pages 822 – 824.

c.     Listen to the “Born in the USA” song and Read the lyrics. 

Prepare your work and include answers to the following questions:

From the YAWP reading, what is Barry Goldwater’s overall message? 

From the YAWP reading, why did George M. Garcia refuse the Purple Heart? 

Why did the U.S. get involved in the Vietnam War? 

What impact did the My Lai Massacre have on relations with the South Vietnamese, on U.S. soldiers, on the American people, and on the presidency? 

Describe the events that fueled antiwar sentiment in the Vietnam era.

According to John Kerry, how did many U.S. soldiers treat Vietnamese civilians?

Did we compensate Vietnam for the ecological disaster caused by Agent Orange and other herbicides?

Do some research online. 

What is the legacy of the Vietnam War?

What is the real meaning of the song “Born in the USA”? Shocked?

OR

2)    Civil Rights Movement

a.    From Chapter 27 of the YAWP reader, read the following

                                          i.    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

                                         ii.    Rosa Parks on Life in Montgomery, Alabama (1956-1958)

                                        iii.    Fannie Lou Hamer: Testimony at the Democratic National Convention 1964

                                       iv.    Lyndon Johnson on Voting Rights and the American Promise (1965)

b.    Read Chapter 28 of the US History online textbook, especially pages 775 – 778 and pages 804 – 805. 

Prepare your work and include answers to the following questions:

From the Brown v Board of Education of Topeka and the Rose Parks on Life in Montgomery, how do these readings reveal the continuing struggle to end racism and racial segregation? 

From the YAWP reading, according to President Johnson why are “opportunities” not enough to ensure the civil rights of African-Americans? 

From the YAWP reading, what shocked up the most from Fannie Lou Hamer’s Testimony? Why?

Why were people so angry, to the point of violence, about integration of our schools? 

What is your reaction to the Literacy Test?

What was the premeditated purpose of the Literacy Test?

Could you pass this test?

In what ways do we continue to struggle with civil rights and civil liberties issues in the 21st century?

Week 5 Holocaust

Week 5 Holocaust

 Read THE HOLOCAUST READER, PART III (War And The Turn To Genocide)

1) In a single sentence IN YOUR OWN WORDS (IYOW), provide an OVERVIEW of this section.

2) For each chapter (9-13), provide a THESIS sentence and THREE specific pieces of evidence to support your thesis – what is each writer’s MAIN argument, and how does each writer support said argument? (Use 2-3 sentences for EACH and feel free to number them.)

3) Select ONE of the documents that you find MOST illuminating, and explain WHY in 4-5 sentences.

  • ideas you find MOST troubling or problematic, and why, with 3 specific pieces of evidence.

Part 2

 Discuss THREE numbered HOLOCAUST-focused revelations you’ve had this week, and a single open-ended question for US to ponder 

Add detail/go a bit in-depth with revelations

history questions

history questions

Q1 — Napoleon destroyed much of the old order of Europe, spreading, and embedding many of the ideas of the French Revolution. How did Napoleon expand his power? How did the old powers of Europe seek to restrain the ideas of Republicanism and Bonapartism with the Concert of Europe?

Q2 — The Industrial Revolution ushered in an era of vast change. Discuss how these changes affected the common man. How did technological change spur political and social change?

Each question needs to be 600 words or more

Due by 1230-100pm the latest

European History Gobbet Exercise

European History Gobbet Exercise

For this assignment you are required to write on TWO topics and only ONE topic can be chosen from a particular week. In short, a complete Gobbet Exercise should look something like this:

Primary source 1 (Course Reader: Module Week 1 – option A) 500-800 words
Primary Source 2 (Course Reader: Module Week 2 – option B) 500-800 words

For a complete assignment total of 1000 – 1600 words.

European History Gobbet Exercise

European History Gobbet Exercise

For this assignment you are required to write on TWO topics and only ONE topic can be chosen from a particular week. In short, a complete Gobbet Exercise should look something like this:

Primary source 1 (Course Reader: Module Week 1 – option A) 500-800 words
Primary Source 2 (Course Reader: Module Week 2 – option B) 500-800 words

For a complete assignment total of 1000 – 1600 words.