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The Elgin Marble debate. Many key pieces of the Parthenon do not reside in Athen

The Elgin Marble debate. Many key pieces of the Parthenon do not reside in Athens; they are housed in the British Museum in London after Lord Elgin removed them for safekeeping 200 years ago. The debate has turned into an international incident: The British claim the sculpture and statuary would be destroyed by the pollution and corruption of modern Greece; the Greeks claim that the historic marbles have been stolen from their rightful home and should be returned. Explain the circumstances…

Advanced Assessment The Indus Valley civilization of the past was a mystery for

Advanced Assessment The Indus Valley civilization of the past was a mystery for a long time, but archaeologists unearthed many clues to help us understand what life was like back then. But there is more to find out! What sort of society exists today in the Indus River Valley now known as Pakistan? Steps: Complete the"Indus River Valley - 2600 B.C.E. "section Be sure to provide complete and detailed information. Next, do research on your own to fill in the…

Using the References below write an essay following the guidelines. 1..) Write a

Using the References below write an essay following the guidelines. 1..) Write an essay that examines the famous line from the text, “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”(Lao Tzu), and relate it either to some aspect of your personal experience, or the current struggle in our country with social justice or partisan politics. Do not try to do all three. Pick the one you feel strongest about and discuss how we could benefit from the…

Question -Identify the historical context of the document in a short paragraph.

Question -Identify the historical context of the document in a short paragraph. Cover any relevant economic, social, cultural or political issues that help situate this passage. Explain the relevance of this passage for understanding important historical problems or issues. Why is this SPECIFIC passage useful for historical research? What does it tell us about human society in the past? John Locke, Two Treatises of Government, 1690  But the husband and wife, though they have but one common concern, yet having…

Answer the following question in essay form (1,200-1,800 words). Be aware that t

Answer the following question in essay form (1,200-1,800 words). Be aware that there are several parts to the question. Be sure to make at least one reference to the primary source documents in the chapter readings. Discuss the cultural, geographic, and political reasons for the rise of the polis. What were the major differences in the way Athenian and Spartan society was organized? Did such differences make war between these states inevitable? What were the causes, course, and consequences of…

Take a virtual trip to Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York City!  For this as

Take a virtual trip to Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York City!  For this assignment, your job is to navigate their site and search for an appropriate artifact from their collections (Byzantine).  Choose an item (or items if you want to explore more than one!), and write an essay about it.  Observe its traits, identify the origin, and interpret its execution in regards to the time’s artistic tendencies.  Illustrate your knowledge of the art by evaluating an artifact of…

Checklist: Do not use a standard essay format. Provide each component clearly an

Checklist: Do not use a standard essay format. Provide each component clearly and distinctly. Two paragraphs comparing two selected documents. One thesis statement One discussion question Content Expectations: Step ONE: Identify the nature of the source material. Which readings are primary or secondary sources? Are they fictional works or do they present any evident bias? Step TWO: Choose TWO READINGS from the assigned documents to perform a compare/contrast analysis.  Video material is not acceptable in this assignment. If you choose…

Answer this question in 1,200-1,800 words, and citations are not necessary: How

Answer this question in 1,200-1,800 words, and citations are not necessary: How was Ancient Mesopotamia characteristic of civilization in general? Why is it the first society in which detailed historical study is possible? You should make references from the Uruk Period down to the Old Babylonian Period under Hammurabi (4300-1750 BC). There are lots of topics to write about: politics, religion, society, economy, art, etc. Briefly discuss the significance of the Assyrian Empire or Persian Empire. If you need an…

Your essay should be at least 1 ½ pages in length.  Please keep your heading inf

Your essay should be at least 1 ½ pages in length.  Please keep your heading information at the TOP of the first page.  Font should be Times New Roman, 12 point with unadjusted margins.  If you use a source other than the one provided or class notes, you must make a Works Cited Page giving your citation information.   The Law Code of Hammurabi. Written around 1750 BC  (selected laws) If a man lies in court in a case involving a…

History is often understood as a story of tension or conflict between continuity

History is often understood as a story of tension or conflict between continuity and change, tradition and innovation. The era in European history that we have been discussing in class--running approximately from 1750-1890-- is regarded as a period of transition from the end of the Old Regime to the close of the 19th century, a time that while not exactly modern and contemporary--no computers or airplanes-- does begin to look recognizable. Terms like "the Enlightenment," "French Revolutionary Era," " Age…