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Hist410N Full Course All Weeks Discussions All Case Study Midterm

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HIST410N Full Course all weeks discussions all case study Midterm

HIST410N Week 1 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest 2016
DQ 1
1900: The Age of Hope and the Age of ‘Isms’ (graded)
Here’s a statement to consider: “Imperialism has been the most powerful force in world history over the last four or five centuries, carving up whole continents while oppressing indigenous peoples and obliterating entire civilizations.” Defend or condemn the argument by giving examples of the interaction between Western industrial powers and traditional, non Western societies. Were these contacts essentially positive or negative? ”
DQ 2
The First Total War (graded)
World War 1 is said to have been the first ‘total’ war. What does that mean? And what does it mean for people and nations trying to pick up the pieces and resume normal life?

HIST410N Week 2 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest 2016
DQ 1
The Rise of Totalitarianism (graded)
Compare and contrast the two types of totalitarian governments that arose after 1917, that is, communism and fascism. What were the origins of these governments, their accomplishments, and their failures? What accounts for the fact that the masses mobilized to support these movements? Elaborate.
DQ 2
Nationalism and the Treaty of Versailles (graded)
What were reasons that led to the ultimate failure of the Treaty of Versailles? What were the challenges facing the newly-formed League of Nations, and why was it so difficult to form a lasting agreement that would prevent another war? Elaborate.

Devry HIST410N Week 3 Discussion DQ 1 & DQ 2 Latest 2016
DQ 1

Dictatorship and Democracy (graded)
Analyze Adolph Hitler’s rise to power and the policies he used to rule Germany. Textbook tyrant? Overheated Nationalist? Or the right man for at the right time for the right job?
DQ 2

World War II and the Holocaust (graded)
The following statement...


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