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Readings For World Civilizations II

Do not forget that the midterm is Friday, March 13th!

Your make up assignment for Friday, March 6th is located under the assignments tab on the library guide.

Readings for February 20th, 2015

The Industrial Revolution

Overview of an industrial town in the nineteeth century: 

http://www2.uncp.edu/home/rwb/manchester_19c.html

Marx and Engles, The Communist Manifesto (a reaction to the conditions of the working class)

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/ch01.htm

Readings for February 6th, 2015

The Scientific Revolution

The Writings of Nicolaus Copernicus, Web Exhibit, http://www.webexhibits.org/calendars/year-text-Copernicus.html

http://madamepickwickartblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/earth3.jpg

Readings for January 30th, 2015

The Age of Exploration - Both of these sources express the European ideas about the natives people of the New World. As you read, think about the similarities and differences between their observations.

Writings of Christopher Columbus
http://www.historyguide.org/earlymod/columbus.html

Bartolome De las Casas: In Defense of the Indians

http://ducis.jhfc.duke.edu/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/de-las-casas.pdf 

http://www.bl.uk/learning/timeline/external/ptolemy-lg.jpg

Readings for January 23rd, The Protestant Reformation

Martin Luther's 95 Theses:

http://www.spurgeon.org/~phil/history/95theses.htm 

Martin Luther, The Freedom of a Christian:

http://www.theologynetwork.org/unquenchable-flame/luther/the-freedom-of-the-christian.htm

 
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