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Open your physical or email mailbox during a campaign year and you may find hund

Open your physical or email mailbox during a campaign year and you may find hundreds of unsolicited, political handbills funded by individual campaigns, Political Action Committees (PACs), and Super Political Action Committees (SPACs). Handbills may include endorsements and/or condemnation from interest groups, public policy concerns, and snippets of news coverage favorable and/or unfavorable to a candidate and/or office holder. Handbills may also contain information about a person’s voting record and their public policy concerns. As you can imagine, creating a…

you will compose a speech advocating why your chosen department, administration,

you will compose a speech advocating why your chosen department, administration, or agency within the federal bureaucracy should receive additional funding. Because the “world is a stage,” let us establish the setting, plot, and the ensuing action for your speech. Setting: Exterior: Washington D.C. State Capitol Building. Interior: Room 221B. Congressional Hearing Room. Plot: Imagine that you are in a cavernous room. You sit before a large table facing twenty one senators from the Budget Committee. Photographers, more than you…

1. “World War II was a ‘Total War,’ meaning whole countries—governments, militar

1. “World War II was a ‘Total War,’ meaning whole countries—governments, militaries, and the civilian populations—were fighting for their very survival. Although the United States was late getting into the war, when it did enter, the entire population mobilized. Consequently, all sacrifices and decisions from 1941 to 1945 were aimed at total victory over the Axis Powers.” Explain this statement. How did American men and women militarize, mobilize, and make sacrifices on the Home Front to support the war effort?…

Using evidence from the Eyes of the Prize Reader, critically discuss the claim t

Using evidence from the Eyes of the Prize Reader, critically discuss the claim that the "Civil Rights Movement fought for civil and political rights but had neglected economic justice. Please state the reasons for your arguments by referring (in quotation and discussion) to the text. Failure to do so will be penalized. Due Date April 9, 2021 @7pm. Please note that the assignment disappears after the due date/time expires. You must submit before that.

Imagine you are a Classicist specializing in ancient Rome, and you have been tra

Imagine you are a Classicist specializing in ancient Rome, and you have been traveling the world trying to bring back together separated objects from one original ancient location. To do this, complete the following: Choose one (1) of the following TYPES of structures from ancient Rome: - the private home of a member of the patrician class - a civic building - an imperial monument Next, conduct research online to find a real example from the ancient Roman world of…

Each student will select a book or movie that has been banned somewhere in the U

Each student will select a book or movie that has been banned somewhere in the United States. After reading the book or viewing the movie, you will do some research to determine the pertinent history surrounding the controversy. A key component of this assignment is that the project MUST be about a work that was banned somewhere in the USA. This can be in a state, a city, a county, or even the library in one particular school. As long…

Written Assignment  Assignment: Following are web links to two YouTube videos. E

Written Assignment  Assignment: Following are web links to two YouTube videos. Each video describes one stage of two different criminal court cases. After carefully watching each video, read and respond all questions in this assignment. You are expected to draft short, yet precise answers to each question. Your answers will be graded according to their accuracy, their objectivity, the quality of your writing, and the overall quality of your assignment. Make sure to use all class material to answer your…

Analyze and discuss how women, blacks, Hispanics, and Native Americans, were imp

Analyze and discuss how women, blacks, Hispanics, and Native Americans, were impacted by the Depression and New Deal. As part of your analysis and discussion, you must address the long-term legacies of the New Deal and major historical assessments that have been made of it, and if you agree or disagree with these assessments.  Use At least one of these sources to prove the response.  http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtid=3&psid=3699 http://www.laits.utexas.edu/onda_latina/program?sernum=000536937&term= https://www.history.com/news/working-women-great-depression https://history.hanover.edu/courses/excerpts/336thomas.html

I. After watching the two video-clips featuring Florynce Kennedy and Shirley Chi

I. After watching the two video-clips featuring Florynce Kennedy and Shirley Chisholm, respond to the following questions: In your view, what are the most impressive aspects of their lives and activism?   What would their political agendas look like today?  Describe possible economic, feminist, and anti-racist items when imagining how they would battle social injustice.   300 words, minimum, for your original response.  Two peer-responses. II.https://youtu.be/d8vJeLuCIug https://youtu.be/AnXU_9Y2h_0

Overview:  How many times have you watched a Hollywood film that started off wit

Overview:  How many times have you watched a Hollywood film that started off with “based on actual events” or “based on similar events”? Have you ever wondered how accurate that statement is? Historians do. More often than not, production companies create historical films with little or no attention to historical accuracy just to sell tickets. This is an opportunity to watch a period piece you are interested in and determine whether or not it is historical fact or fiction. Directions: …