History

Factors Leading to the Cold War

Both Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin were world renowned for their influence during the early Cold War era and their hand in the rivalry between the English-speaking world and the Soviet Union. Both men were well educated and well spoken. They were also influential and compelling, powerful, political world leaders.

America as a Superpower

The previous assignments focused on domestic matters in U.S. history. This last assignment explores America’s international role in recent decades. By the mid-20th century, the United States had become the dominant force in international relations.

World War II: The American Experience

World War II left no country untouched. The fighting left whole continents battered and devastated. Cities were flattened, and hundreds of thousands were displaced from their homes. Some 49 million people died in World War II, including 400,000 American soldiers. Another 11 million, including 6 million Jews, were killed in German concentration camps. Battles took place in nearly every corner of the globe.

Identify at least two examples of artwork and architecture used in religious worship

Identify at least two examples of artwork and architecture used in religious worship from Chapter 2: Ancient Near East.

In 500 words, discuss their purpose, iconography and cultural context. Apply new terms. Include the images, or hyperlinks to the images, referenced in your assignment, and utilize APA formatting and citations. The two artworks are: Enemies crossing the Euphrates to escape Assyrian archers and Assurbanipal and his queen in the garden

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