Emancipation Proclamation

**300 words** First watch the PBS video: Reconstruction: A Moment In The Sun :     www.pbs.org/video/2365472571/ How successful was Reconstruction? What measures were created to assist the Freedmen? Give examples of how the ex-slave society tried to stop the advancement of African Americans  after the Civil War.

Reconstruction in 1877

**300 words** First watch the PBS video: Reconstruction: A Moment In The Sun :     www.pbs.org/video/2365472571/ How successful was Reconstruction? What measures were created to assist the Freedmen? Give examples of how the ex-slave society tried to stop the advancement of African Americans  after the Civil War.

Foreign Policy

Quiz #1Democratizing U.S. Foreign PolicyBy Daniel Bessner and Stephen WertheimThis essay is what is called a “persuasive/argumentative” essay. The definition of this term is as follows: What is a persuasive/argument essay? Persuasive writing, also known as the argument essay, uses logic and reason to show that one idea is more legitimate than another. … The argument must always use sound […]

Clergyman Mather Byles, not Benjamin Martin,

Clergyman Mather Byles, not Benjamin Martin, famously said “Which is better: to be ruled by one tyrant three thousand miles away or by three thousand tyrants one mile away?” in reference to avoiding the chance of going to war with the seemingly unbeatable British. Had you been present during these debates and part of any […]

Expansionism and Modern Business

What do you think of large corporations? Are you one of those who avoid Wal-mart and only goes to local grocers? If so why? If not, why not? Do you think companies should not be allowed to grow if they are successful? Why or why not? How do you define too big? What role should […]

Influence of Early Management Ideas

Think about how labor has been organized in the past. Then think about what you believe the workplace of your future career(Business Owner-tshirt business-real estate) should look like. What would you change from the practices of the past? What would you keep? Why? You may also consider and discuss how to make the workplace you […]

State and Local government 

·        Available Aug 18 at 12am – Aug 26 at 11:59pm 9 days The objective of this assignment is for the student to flip the classroom and teach the teacher. Understanding the government at the federal, state, and local level is important. For this assignment, you will prepare a PowerPoint presentation no more than 10 slides and […]

Free Labor in the 19th Century

In a posting of at least 150 words with one properly cited source (the readings or videos from the class are fine), consider and respond to the following ideas and questions. On the one hand, protecting employers too much leads to abuse of workers. (Historical examples abound such as slavery, indentured servitude, child labor of […]

president and congress

Wk 2 – Signature Assignment: Congress and the President [due Mon] Assignment Content This assignment is designed to help you think about how the Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution and examine how the presidency and Congress are functioning today. For this assignment, consider: The relationship between the U.S. Congress and the president The changes and […]

The Global Depression

Step 1 Carefully read the Great Depression document. Also read The Global Depression document . Step 2 Consider the 3 questions found below for your initial posting in a discussion format (do not repeat the questions)  1-How did the 1919 Treaty of Versailles and the Hawley-Smoot Tariff contribute to the global depression of the 1930s? […]