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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...

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

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...

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 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....

15 Sep 2023

Interview with Zanani (Mandela's daughter)

Tutorials/exercises - 1 pages - Modern history

This exercise is a piece of creative writing designed to simulate an interview with Zanani, Mandela's daughter.

14 Sep 2023

Introduction to British Civilization

Course material - 9 pages - Modern history

In this lecture, we'll be looking at some of the key dates in the history of the UK and looking at recent events that have illustrated the fragility of British nationhood and identity and the very real possibility of the UK as we know it today no longer existing in its present state.

18 Aug 2023

Migration in the United States from 1862 to the end of the 19th century

Essay - 5 pages - Modern history

"We asked for workers. We got people instead". If this is the way Max Frisch has considered immigration in Europe in the early twentieth century, then rather as a burden than an opportunity, we need to observe that this comes as a completely different matter within the American vision, for which...

12 Jul 2023

Early Modern History

Worksheets - 21 pages - Modern history

Contrary to the contemporary definition, the cities of the early modern era were not defined only according to a threshold of number of inhabitants, continuity of buildings, or command functions. During the Old Regime, a city was certainly a densely populated space, but it was also surrounded by...

27 May 2023

How did the situation of blacks evolve in the US?

Essay - 2 pages - Modern history

When Martin Luther king was young, he had two white friends. They were Martin Luther King's neighbours. One day the mother forbade her boys to play with him. Martin Luther king was sad. Martin Luther King's mother spoke about the civil war to explain herself. It was a war between the...

25 May 2023

Phrases (Peace - Defense - Disarmament) and... bases - Viktor Govorkov (1952) - Relations between the United States and the USSR in the early 1950s

Artwork commentary - 2 pages - Modern history

On March 12, 1947, the President of the United States, Harry S. Truman, announced his concern about the "Communist threat" before Congress. He thus establishes the American doctrine: "I believe that the United States should support free peoples who resist attempts at enslavement [...]. I believe...

25 May 2023

How is the violence against populations expressed during the Second World War?

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

The Great War resulted in the brutalisation of society and the emergence of totalitarian regimes, which had enormous repercussions on the civilian populations during the Second World War. Totalitarian regimes are political regimes based on a single party, on political police, on the...

23 Jan 2023

First Address on Chernobyl - Mikhail Gorbachev (1986) - How does Gorbachev depict the Chernobyl disaster?

Text commentary - 4 pages - Modern history

The Chernobyl disaster is considered as the worst nuclear disaster in history. Experts agree on the death of approximately thirty people from immediate blast trauma, but there is a debate on the accurate number of projected deaths due to the long-term health effects. The estimation is around...

05 Jan 2023

Russian Appropriation of Ukrainian Culture

Presentation - 13 pages - Modern history

The history of Slavic people begins around 3,000 years ago in the Pripiat marches. Slavs slowly expand in all directions and find little principalities all over the place. In the 9th century, a Viking by the name of Rurik comes to rule over northern Slavs. In the year 988, King Volodymir baptizes...

03 Oct 2022

American Cultural Aspects for Business

Course material - 11 pages - Modern history

America has been created from the East to the West. The West is a concept in history, for an American it is often associated with the idea of frontier. In the 19th century St-Louis (Missouri) was considered as the gate way to the West, when people went to the West they went directly to Oregon or...

30 Sep 2022

What Were the Greatest 20th Century Innovations?

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

As a century of great significance in our modern society, the twentieth century succeeds the Industrial Revolution and was dominated by the first two World Wars, the Cold War, and transformations of the political and social structures across the globe. It was also the time of great technological...

06 Sep 2022

Theories and Critiques Against Military Revolution

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

The term military revolution refers to theories that try to explain a series of drastic changes in the military over a period of time. It led to many changes that lasted for a long time in the politics and society in Europe. Michael Robert was the introducer of this theory in the year 1950 as he...

06 Sep 2022

The Role of Industrial Production in Labour Organizing

Tutorials/exercises - 3 pages - Modern history

A look back at the development of the labour movement in Niagara can be traced back to the commercial capitalism facilitated by the construction of the well and canal. In this period, the majority of waged workers involved in the construction were unskilled laborers. Their lack of skills became...

06 Sep 2022

Working People in Alberta - Alvin Finkel (2012) - Labour Movements in Alberta

Text commentary - 3 pages - Modern history

Working People in Alberta by Alvin Finkel traces the history of labour in the country during the first nation's residence to the current occupants. The book describes the movement from interviews with ordinary citizens, activists, and labour leaders. It also draws inspiration from...

09 Aug 2022

How was the perception of Arab Spring and pan-Arabism by local and western approaches?

Essay - 7 pages - Modern history

If the Arab Spring has been largely diffused as an unprecedented wave of revolutionary moves into the Arabic world, its connections to a wider global history have often been limited to the tricky issue of pan-Arabism and its underlying questions about nationalism. It all started on December 17,...

01 Aug 2022

History of the Constitution of the United States

Course material - 2 pages - Modern history

In May 1776, Congress passed a resolution advising the colonies to form new governments. By 1777, 11 states had drawn up their own Constitutions (which contained the ideas expressed in the Declaration of Independence). Those Constitutions were influenced by democratic ideas (role of Enlightenment...