During the classical period, many things were invented that still influence our world today. Many great inventions were improved, and sometimes wiped out completely,but a few survived, Such as, the calendar, roads, and form of government. One influential innovation is the calendar (Doc.4). This was invented by Pope Gregory in the Middle Ages(Doc.4).The calendar helps us know, when to wear coats or shorts. It helps farmers know when to plant and harvest.
Cuneiform was a system of writing created in Mesopotamia around 3,000 BCE. Scribes used a reed to make “wedge shaped” indentations on a clay tablet. Cuneiform started as way of keeping track of business transactions but was later used to create alphabets for the languages spoken in Ancient Mesopotamia. The Code of Hammurabi (discussed later) was written in cuneiform.
Elena Contreras Mrs. Polatty AP US. History/4B 20 September 2016 DBQ #1 WC: Scattered across the timeline of the period that includes the 17th and 18th centuries, the English colonies managed to construct an uncommon government system filled with revolutionary ideas that only pertained to their specific group. They created a unique government that permitted each individual person to have a say in the decisions about the country. The whole general idea of political rights created a well-known status that was unique to America alone.
In Document A: Textbook Passage #1. The source was created to help educate people how Europe was going through a rough time in the Middle Ages. ”During the early Middle Ages much of Europe passed through a time of turmoil and confusion, of ignorance and lawlessness”. This source has a Eurocentric view of the Middle Ages.
The election of 1800 was considered to be a turning point of the fate of the United States; therefore, it is often considered as the ‘Revolution of 1800.’ The rivalry for the leadership position of the United States was particularly very heated. Between Federalist John Adams and Republican Thomas Jefferson, to both Republican candidates of Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr; each candidate viciously fought for the right to claim the title. In the United States prior to the election of 1800, George Washington, a federalist, ran the country.
There is a saying ‘Rome was not built in a day’; this expresses the idea that great things take time to evolve and grow properly. America is much like Rome in the sense that over time and thanks to the foreign influences America received, it was able to blossom and still continues to grow. Without the intervention of France and England in America’s land and politics during 1795 to 1810, America would not have been able to thrive on the harsh global scale. Specifically, the political, social and economic events of the XYZ Affair, Alien and Sedition Acts, Louisiana Purchase and the despised Embargo of 1807 became turning points which would decide if America was strong enough to survive as a country.
We are humans. Civilized humans to be more specific. But we were not always so civilized. From the beginning of times, men kind have developed incredibly a lot. We evolved from cavemen, and went through so many phases to be who we are right now.
In the 1950’s the cold war had begun. The fear of retaliation from communists was at large. Some Americans believed that communists were amongst them plotting. This lead to a dark time in history when American opportunity became limited for many. Most rights were limited, normal life was disrupted, and the most necessary human right may have been taken.
The term “ the dark age was coined by Italian scholar Petrarch, but “the dark ages” may not have been so dark after all. Some say the 1,000 year period from 500 to 1500 was a time of achievements and success — a growth period. This would make sense due to the numerous achievements in economics, education, and human rights. During the so-called “dark ages”, Europeans demanded rights and flourished economically.
Celestial bodies and planets seem to determine our calendars, in addition, to our time. Consequently, time plays a major key role in each and every decision or plans that make up our events. As a result, time and calendars make up our seasons when they are uninformed about the celestial bodies. Whether it is winter, spring summer or fall, we perceive to be of service to the celestial bodies. Not only do the calendars and time in it give us seasons, but they also devote us a variety of holidays.
DBQ: Political Disputes 1820-1860 For forty-four years, the United States of America was a thriving country. We had won our independence from Great Britain and we had started to create a country that would change the world. Yet, in the year 1860, a joined country and political agreement between all states seemed utterly impossible. People fought with each other so deeply about slavery, the country was divided between slave and free states. By the time of 1820 through 1860, political disagreement grew so large, there had been only one answer.
In the European Middle Ages, there is much evidence supporting one's theory that Europe was not in a dark age, but instead it was flourishing into a new age of advancements in cathedrals and universities, law and order to the chaotic society, and the Magna Carta. For example, bringing the law and order to a disordered and chaotic society was a huge growth improvement. According to document A from Medieval Economic Laws, “If any one refuses to negotiate a purchase or a sale, they can bring the case before the king”. Before and during the plague most of the government structures fell within Europe, many revolts were happening with the kings, and in order to bring society back to where it was, the government was forced to strengthen laws, but
Throughout the American 1960’s there was a Civil Rights Movement. This movement gained a lot of traction within a short amount of time through many people. There were two leaders with opposing tactics but had the same goal reined in the movement. One leader was Martin Luther King with the tactic of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience and integration. The second leader was Malcolm X with the tactic to fight back and to have the communities better themselves by being separate.