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Did the market revolution and the growth of capitalism liberate or impoverish most people in the Early National period?

History 310 Online

Discussion Post #4: Did the market revolution and the growth of capitalism liberate or impoverish most people in the Early National period?

For this fourth discussion board assignment you will consider the concepts of liberty, equality, and capitalism in the Early National period of American history.

Premise: Most Americans simply assume that American freedom and democracy are best maintained economically by capitalism. Those who have touted other economic models, such as socialism or communism, have often been viewed with disfavor as “un-American.” With that familiar claim in mind, prepare a discussion post that addresses the following prompt:

Prompt: Did the market revolution and the growth of capitalism liberate or impoverish most people in the Early National period?

Directions:

To get started,

study our Week 11….

What can we take away from this article about a democratic country’s responsibilities toward its own citizens – as well as citizens of the world?

please the following article:

Jill Lepore, “Is Education a Fundamental Right?” The New Yorker, Sept. 10, 2018

After reading the article please answer the following questions:

1) What was Doe v. Plyler and how did it come about?

2) Peter Roos, of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund took on the case. What legal precedent did he use to argue his case? What was the State of Texas’ argument? You have to read the entire article to be able to answer this question.

3) The case went to the U.S. Supreme Court as Plyer v. Doe in 1981. Lepore’s article includes a section of the transcript where Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall questioned the plaintiff, Attorney John Hardy. Hardy represented the school board. Who was Marshall and what was his point….

write a letter to a fictional family member; where the family member lives is your choice.

For this assignment, you will write a letter to a fictional family member; where the family member lives is your choice.

You currently live in Colonial America in 1776, immediately after the Declaration of Independence has been announced throughout the colonies. Where you live in Colonial America is your choice.

In your letter, you will identify yourself as a loyalist or a patriot, and discuss whether the political actions taken by King George III or the Continental Congress were enough. Discuss how the people in your colony are feeling and reacting to the acts that have been imposed. Briefly describe the economic, political, and social impacts you will face; what actions will you take as the 13 colonies and Great Britain wage war?

Your assignment must be a….

For this assignment, you need to visit the National Archives DOCSTeach site.

*****PLEASE REVIEW THE ASSIGNMENT BEFORE CONTACTING ME******

For this assignment, you need to visit the National Archives DOCSTeach site. Historians typically use two types of materials, secondary source, and primary source documents. Secondary sources are typically books and articles written on a particular historical event, well after the fact. Primary source documents are usually generated by first-hand participants. Good historians rely heavily on original materials created at the time of the event. For this reason, historians spend a good deal of time at the archives. There are many types of archives, but by far, the largest in the United States, is the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

The National Archives contains more than 10 billion documents, and they have collected thousands of those in the National Archives DOCSTeach site (https://www.docsteach.org)…..

provide a 300 word summary of each side, and then answer the questions at the end of italicized Introduction.

 Instructions:

Primary Sources: There will be ten (10) Primary Sources that students will read over the class. Each Primary Source will be labeled as OpV # and will require the student to understand each side of a topic, provide a 300 word summary of each side, and then answer the questions at the end of italicized Introduction. Each summary must be original and should refrain from containing any quotes. The answers to the questions should have a location (page 3, second paragraph in the first column) but will not need a direct quote. The goal is to have the students engage directly with individuals from the past and wrestle with their opinions from both sides of a historical Discussion. Each summary will be worth 20 points – 10 OpVs….

Why is Jane Jacobs critical of the theories of urban planning of her day?

Reading Response Week 9: Jane Jacobs, Death and Life of Great American Cities

1. Using what you know from the Ric Burns documentary New York City, who is Jane Jacobs? Specifically, why did she end up in conflict with Robert Moses over highway construction?

2. Why is Jane Jacobs critical of the theories of urban planning of her day? What types of urban planning models does she consider to be particularly problematic and why?

3. What does Jane Jacobs say about the importance of city sidewalks in chapter 3? What role do they play in building community?

This is not an essay, Just answer each question fully

Provide a brief summary of the foreign policy doctrine.

Select a modern, presidential doctrine from the following list: Truman Doctrine Eisenhower Doctrine Kennedy Doctrine Johnson Doctrine Nixon Doctrine Ford Doctrine Carter Doctrine Reagan Doctrine G.H.W. Bush Doctrine Clinton Doctrine G.W. Bush Doctrine Obama Doctrine Trump Doctrine Provide a brief summary of the foreign policy doctrine. Contrast this foreign policy doctrine with pre-WWII U.S. foreign policy. Explain the historical circumstances that produced the foreign policy doctrine. How did the Cold War or the War on Terror shape this foreign policy doctrine? Provide a specific example when the foreign policy doctrine was utilized. Analyze the short- and long-term result of this specific example. Evaluate the foreign policy doctrine in terms of U.S. self-interest and America’s international reputation.

Describe how the federal department, administration, or agency can positively affect the public policy concern with increased funding.

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 can imagine, squeeze between the space that separates you from the members of Congress. Behind you in the gallery, public policy wonks and regular citizens sit, awaiting your presentation.

You are a featured speaker from a citizen group that advocates a particular public policy funding concern for your….

write a research paper–using both primary and secondary sources–that answers the following question:

Students must write a research paper–using both primary and secondary sources–that answers the following question:

In American historiography, Marxist historians consider the Cold War an attempt by the U.S. to establish economic hegemony, while Revisionist historians blame individual personalities, namely Stalin and Truman. Might there be some other explanation for explaining the Cold War? Do you think the Cold War was inevitable? If so, what were the factors that made the Cold War conflict between the U.S. and the Soviet Union unavoidable?

Make sure you have a thesis (a general argument) and provide examples and details from your sources to support your answer (please refer to the rubric on Canvas).

The First Draft (for Peer Review online) is due on April 8 by 11:59 p.m. You must have a completed….

Create a working bibliography (Works Cited, References, Bibliography) of at least five sources in one of the approved formats (MLA, APA, or Chicago Style).

For this assignment, you will be creating an annotated bibliography of sources you will use for your research paper.

Create a working bibliography (Works Cited, References, Bibliography) of at least five sources in one of the approved formats (MLA, APA, or Chicago Style). (You are required to include five sources as noted below in your final paper. In the perfect world, you will find the best sources at the very beginning, but this is a working bibliography. Your sources may change until you submit your final research paper.) Your bibliography must include the following source types: 2 primary sources 1 scholarly journal article – this must be a peer-reviewed journal article, not a book review or a student published article 1 secondary source – may not be a….