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15 Jun 2024

Heritage and digital technology: the Vesunna Museum and its 3D project

Case study - 3 pages - Modern history

Vesunna is an archaeological museum, or more precisely a Gallo-Roman site-museum, located in the town of Périgueux in the Dordogne department. Vesunna is the name of the chief town of the Petrocores, which was founded around 16 BC. The name is derived from that of a protective divinity. The...

14 Jun 2024

Shiroyone Senmaida: Analysis of the Process of Patrimonialization

Case study - 4 pages - World geography

Shiroyone Senmaida represents a major conservation challenge. It is a remarkable cultural landscape whose role is recognized in the transmission of traditional agricultural know-how (UNESCO, 2002). It bears witness to a rich culture dating back over 2,100 years, with traditional customs based on...

19 May 2024

Declaration of Independence from the War in Vietnam - Martin Luther King (April 1967) - How did Martin Luther King's position on the Vietnam War alter American politics?

Text commentary - 2 pages - Modern history

This essay offers an interpretation of one aspect of King's career: his opposition to America's involvement in Vietnam. Although it focuses squarely on King himself, it tries to avoid some of the pitfalls of the biographical approach by examining the nature of his "Declaration of...

10 May 2024

The Quiet Crisis, Conservation and the future - Stewart L. Udall (1963) - Is science the key to a kingdom of conservation? Introduction and detailed plan

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

'The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something' (Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932). This quotation highlights...

14 Mar 2024

Is the Commonwealth still relevant?

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

The first step of the Commonwealth was the union of four white settlement colonies of the United Kingdom in 1907: New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Africa. They were called dominions. But the Commonwealth was officialised by the statute of Westminster in 1931 and the dominions were given...

27 Feb 2024

Presidential Proclamation for National Native American Heritage Month - Barack Obama (2016) - Does preserving one's language and traditions help to build a unified nation?

Text commentary - 2 pages - World geography

Barack Obama recognizes the role of early Americans in shaping the nation's destiny, the president emphasizes the autonomy of young American Indians and Alaska Natives to determine their own future.

13 Jan 2024

Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austin (1813) - 19th century English Society

Text commentary - 2 pages - Modern history

Society, a theme that has been the focus of many novels over the last few centuries. No novelist, however, has mastered to approach it in such a unique manner as Jane Austin. During the Regency Period in 1813, one of the most transformative eras in European History, Jane Austin wrote and...

10 Jan 2024

The Pilgrim Fathers

Course material - 1 pages - Medieval history

One of the first misconceptions is that the Pilgrims Fathers were the first English settlers of the New World. Actually, the Virginia Company sent a group of miners looking for gold in Virginia. They did not find any, and most of the colonists starved to death in the first winter (most colonists...

02 Jan 2024

How Can American Foreign Policy Be Explained Through the Developments and Demands of Its Self-Conception?

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

American imperialism and expansionism to the West and in the Pacific can be seen as a colonial process. This essay will attempt to demonstrate how this ideology emerged from the development, articulation and demands of its own religious identity.

26 Dec 2023

To what extent can we say that women's networks were important for European, and more specifically, English piracy in early modern Europe?

Essay - 6 pages - Modern history

The early modern period is a time span used by historians that refers to the period that began after late middle-ages, generally with the discovery of America in the 1490s, and that stops with the beginning of the late 18th century revolutions, such as the French Revolution in 1789. During that...

23 Dec 2023

History of Watergate

Case study - 2 pages - Modern history

During the Cold War, between 1947 and 1991, there were a lot of geopolitical tensions in the world. The United States of America was involved in the Korea independence war with the UN, the Vietnam War, and several other conflicts.

14 Dec 2023

France's Castles - Focus on their Parks and Gardens

Case study - 6 pages - Geography

Parks and gardens became part of France's heritage in the 1980s. This recognition came late in the day, as France has a historic signature in terms of parks and gardens: the French garden. France is a country of castles. Over the last forty years or so, garden design has been rediscovered as...

14 Dec 2023

The Gilded Age (1870-1890s)

Worksheets - 3 pages - Modern history

This document is a concise fact sheet on The Gilded Age, covering such topics as the status of women at the time, political parties and immigration.

14 Dec 2023

The Great Depression and the New Deal

Worksheets - 3 pages - Modern history

This document is a course material on The Great Depression and the New Deal.

14 Dec 2023

The end of WWII and the Cold War

Worksheets - 3 pages - Modern history

This document is a course material on the end of WWII and the Cold War.

14 Dec 2023

The Reconstruction (1865-1877)

Worksheets - 2 pages - Modern history

This document is a worksheet on the American Reconstruction, which happened between 1865 and 1877, after the Civil War.

07 Dec 2023

Greater Lebanon

Course material - 6 pages - Modern history

Greater Lebanon was a political entity that was established in 1920 and included parts of modern-day Lebanon, Syria, and Israel. It was created by the League of Nations as a mandatory territory for the French Empire following the fall of the Ottoman Empire after World War I. The area was intended...

17 Nov 2023

To what extent did the most famous "Mounds builders": the Adena influence the following civilizations?

Essay - 1 pages - Ancient history

"Moundbuilders" is a term used to refer to a group of Natives tribes, living on the East side of the United States before the arrival of Colons. These pre-Colombians civilizations were well known for their funeral rituals. They took place in the Wound Land Era, from 1000 B.C to the XIV century...

17 Nov 2023

Scotland

Presentation - 2 pages - World geography

Scotland is a country located at the North of England. It's a part of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Its capital is Edinburgh and its currency is the same as the whole British id est the pound sterling. The Scots speak English, Scottish Gaelic and Scot.

04 Nov 2023

The Journals of Lewis and Clark - Lewis and Clark (1804-1806) ; The Republic for Which it Stands : The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Ages, 1865-1896 - Richard Wright (2017) ; Wi-jún-jon, Pigeon's Egg Head (The Light) Going To and Returning From Washington - George Catlin (1837-1839) - Encounters with Other Cultures

Text commentary - 1 pages - Modern history

This document proposes a detailed plan for commenting on a corpus of documents composed of : - The Journals of Lewis and Clark by Lewis and Clark (1804-1806) ; - The Republic for Which it Stands : The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Ages, 1865-1896 by Richard Wright (2017) ;...

04 Nov 2023

Civilisation UK : British Empire / Commonwealth

Essay - 1 pages - Modern history

The British Empire is a very large empire, spanning the entire surface of the globe. It is made up of many different countries: each with its own language, culture and religion.

01 Nov 2023

Brexit and the population divide

Case study - 3 pages - Modern history

When, against all odds, the British voted on June 23rd, 2016 to leave the European Union, with a narrow majority of less than 52%, nobody was imagining how the implementation of "Brexit" was going to divide both the political class and the society for almost 5 years. Even today, this remains a...

01 Nov 2023

Speech of Barack Obama on March 18th, 2008 - The Inequalities in the 21st Century in the United States

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

This speech, pronounced at the Constitution Center, a highly symbolic place for the history of the USA by the Senator and candidate to the primary election of the Democratic party, and transcribed later in the New York Times of that day, has a particular meaning if we consider that it mainly...

19 Oct 2023

How do we Explain the United States' Rise to Global Power Status in the Decades Following the American Civil War?

Essay - 4 pages - Medieval history

Between the end of the American Civil War in 1865 and 1900, the United States emerged as a major world power with the capacity to influence decisions and world events. The rise of the United States as a global power is closely tied with the important notion of American Imperialism, which refers...

12 Oct 2023

Who Held Power and How in The Feudal Society (11th-12th Century)?

Essay - 6 pages - Medieval history

The High Middle Ages was a period that spanned from the 10th to the 13th century. This period was marked with the implementation of a new medieval society : the feudal society, which appeared with the collapse of the Carolingian system. The feudal society was related to the concept of feudalism,...

04 Oct 2023

Globalization: Cultural Trends

Course material - 5 pages - World geography

We can talk about brand appropriation: people who can in a way take advantage of this appeal to their own profit without necessarily complain with all the legislation and therefore without cleaning what the brand's owners want to clean. For example, on the street, we can buy a shirt from any...

04 Oct 2023

Globalization - Material Processes

Course material - 6 pages - World geography

One interesting thing thinking about globalization is 1498, the first where a Portuguese expedition, sailing ships, manage to navigate around Africa. The Suez Canal did not exist at the time, but they managed to navigate around Africa and reached the reach the coast of India for the first time....

04 Oct 2023

Migration

Course material - 9 pages - World geography

The Lewis model (and, generally, the dual-economy paradigm) implies a rural-urban migration (and full employment). At the same time, data (and casual observation) shows a large unemployed urban population in LDCs. In fact, urban populations often do much worse than the rural residents. Why, then,...

26 Sep 2023

English basics - Culture, politics, sociology

Worksheets - 7 pages - World geography

European Economic Community founded in 1957, by« Inner Six» so France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg. Initially UK, unwilling to join the EU mainly because of its« special relationship» with the US, its Commonwealth and Geographic Localisation. 1960's years she realized...

19 Sep 2023

How Did the Jewish Community Manage to Reconcile War and Democracy in the Creation and Perpetuation of the Israeli State?

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

I am going to give you a presentation on democracy and war in the Israeli state, based on the writings of Ran Halevi. Ran Halevi is a French historian, born in 1950, director of research at the CNRS. His research focuses on the political history of France as well as on Israeli political history....