History

Contextualization

Contextualization is a process of situating a particular event or phenomenon within its larger social, political, and economic context. In the study of Muslims in minority contexts, contextualization is significant for understanding how Muslims interact with the majority population and navigate their identities within a broader multicultural milieu. Contextualization in studying Muslims as a Minority […]

Discuss concepts of civic participation in the history of Urban Planning.

Please discuss the following in essay format:  Discuss concepts of civic participation in the history of Urban Planning. According to the book excerpt, Robert Moses and the Transformation of Modern New York, why do the authors consider Robert Moses to be the “Master Builder?”  Was he a popular figure in the history of New York? According to […]

The painting above is Napoleon Crossing the Alps. Explain the origin, artist, style, context, and intent of this sculpture.

Examine the painting presented below. Reflect on what we have learned about Enlightenment, and explain both the history of the object, its context, and how it helps to shape our understanding of the period. Finally, compare this painting with another, contemporary work that references back to the Enlightenment.Requirements:Your writing should be 4-5 pages long, not […]

Hurricane Katrina – Was the flooding in New Orleans a natural or man-made disaster? 5 compelling reasons

TOPIC: Hurricane Katrina  Hurricane Katrina – Was the flooding in New Orleans a natural or man-made disaster? Why so many deaths? (Examine – Hurricane – Army Corp of Engineers and Governmental Response

Describe the basic events and the larger significance of the Watergate scandal.

Essay #1 : 50 points. Choose ONE of the following essay topics to write about. Your essay should be 4-5 paragraphs in length. You need to include an introduction AND a conclusion. You may use information from the textbook and the lecture notes/videos ONLY.  DO NOT use outside sources. Plagiarism will NOT be tolerated. Why was Cuba such an area […]

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (the actual movie or the the toy movie) with the material that has been

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (TWOK, both the theatrical movie and the internet toy movie)has many themes which also appear in the readings, audio files, and videos to which you have been exposed in this class. You have learned about religious, historical, political, theological, and philosophical concepts in this class, and Star Trek II addresses […]

Filibuster as a legislative tool

Explain the filibuster as a legislative tool that may be wielded by a minority in the Texas Senate. Identify the longest filibuster ever in Texas Senate history describing its subject matter. What are your personal views as a democrat about the filibuster?