History 202 (Online)

History 202 (Online)

Professor Rees’ Online US History Survey Course

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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 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 Example.

The Cold War in 1947 to 1991 changed America for the better. The Cold war was a war between the United States and the Soviet Union which occurred after World War II. The war was about who would have control over Europe and about the atomic bomb. The battle for power between the United States… (read more)

Assignment #3 Example.

Again offered anonymously. My comments are in Hypothes.is: The role of government in America changed considerably from the Progressive Era (1895-1917) through the end of World War II. Prior to this era the government displayed a much more hands off type approach towards society also know as, “Laissez faire”. This hands off approach of the… (read more)

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