Using Research to support your argument

  http://tundra.cnx.rice.edu:8888/contents/f9b34585-a0a9-40f3-9af7-c62d17b92fda@4/causes-of-wwi-the-great-war One of the main factors that lead to World War 1 was the militaristic behavior of many countries around the world leading up to 1914.  As stated on the Rice University summary of causes of WWI, “Militarism was a long-term cause of the…

Head Tax and The Chinese Exclusion Act

In the Shadow of Gold Mountain, Karen Cho, provided by the National Film Board of Canada What is the Chinese Head Tax? Why was North America referred to as ‘Gold Mountain’ by Chinese immigrants. Why did Chinese immigrants want to leave China? Read the following John…

Research Essay #1

20th Century History: Write a cohesive 5 paragraph research essay that outlines what you think are the most significant reasons for the start of World War 1.  Remember you will not be marked for the accuracy of your historical judgement but rather your ability to…

Leading up to World War 1

Watch the first 5 videos on the Khan Academy 20th Century History and answer the following questions. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history/euro-hist/world-war-i-tutorial/v/empires-before-world-war-i It present day Europe how are the nations and languages spoken related? define annex: Who controlled much of the present day Middle East? What role did Nationalism…

Definitions and Theories of Culture

http://people.tamu.edu/~i-choudhury/culture.html Click on the link above and try to answer the questions below: From the list of definitions of culture provided choose 1 that you believe best defines culture and explain why. Try to explain the various cultural theories that are given. Look at the…