History 202 (Online)

History 202 (Online)

Professor Rees’ Online US History Survey Course

Your #assignment7 Sources.

For your summarizing pleasure: Milestone Documents: Republican Contract With America Bluestone and Harrison, “Deindustrialization in America.” TIME, “The Computer Moves In.” Osama bin Laden, “Declaration of Jihad Against Americans.” Bush v. Gore. George W, Bush, “Address to Americans on September 11, 2001.” Patriot Act. Authorization for the Use of Military Force. Bybee Torture Memo. Pictures:… (read more)

New #assignment6 example essay.

And here’s a NEW (anonymous, of course) assignment 6 example essay from one of your classmates (my comments in Hypothes.is): The 1960s was a period of many changes that took place in American history. During this time, there were dramatic changes politically, for instance with the Vietnam War. Among these political changes, many social changes… (read more)

Assignment 6 Sources for Summary.

Milestone Documents: Brown v. Board of Education. Martin Luther King, Jr., “Letter from the Birmingham Jail.” Civil Rights Act of 1964. Voting Rights Act of 1965. Valerie Solanis, “The SCUM Manifesto.” Richard Nixon, “Silent Majority” Speech. Stokely Carmichael, “Black Power.” Lucian Truscott IV, “Gay Power Comes to Sheridan Square.” Gloria Steinem, “Living the Revolution.” Pictures:… (read more)

Assignment 5 Sources for Summary

For your summarizing with Hypothes.is pleasure: Milestone Documents: Michael Clinton, “A Divided Postwar World.” Harry Truman, “Statement Announcing the Use of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima.” George Marshall, Marshall Plan Speech. Harry Truman: Truman Doctrine. J. Edgar Hoover, Testimony Before the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Joseph McCarthy, “Enemies Within” Speech. Censure of Senator Joseph… (read more)

New #Assignment3 Draft Example Essay

Again submitted anonymously.  Again my comments are in Hypothes.is: From the Progressive Era to the end of World War II, there was continuous change in the role of government in America. There was a continuous disagreement among the American people about whether federal government should be kept small and have little say on day to… (read more)

Assignment #3 Sources for Summary.

These are the sources for assignment Number #3. Please summarize one of them in a Hypothes.is annotation as part of your QAS assignment: Milestone Documents: Pure Food and Drug Act. Theodore Roosevelt, Statements Pertaining to Conservation. The United States and World War I. Billy Sunday, “Get on the Water Wagon.” Immigration Act of 1924 Franklin… (read more)

New Anonymous Assignment #2 Example Essay.

Please quietly thank your anonymous colleague for offering me the opportunity to offer you some guidance. Sign into Hypothes.is to see my comments: The industrial revolution is an incredible time period in history. So many substantial changes occurred during this time period, and so many glorious benefits for our nation transpired because of these many… (read more)

Assignment #2 Sources for Summarizing.

These are the list of sources for Assignment #2. Part of your “QASS” assignment is to summarize one of these sources as a Hypothes.is note in order to help your classmates decide whether they want to read it or not. Please do not summarize a source that has already been summarized: Milestone Documents: Thomas Edison,… (read more)

Welcome to the class blog!

Congratulations! You’ve found the class blog for History 202 (online) with professor Jonathan Rees. This blog will be used for two tasks: 1) Providing lists of sources so that you can summarize one of them per assignment using Hypothes.is, the annotation program and 2) Posting draft papers so that we can discuss their strengths and… (read more)

Assignment #6 Essay Example.

I suggested that the author push their analysis a little further, explaining their argument more as they go but this is very good: The sixties forever changed society. Had it not been for the sixties the world that we know would be unrecognizable. Women would not be the driving force they are today in the… (read more)