Tag: worldhistory

Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev

Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev

As you learned during our unit on the enlightenment, utilitarianism is a school of moral thought that holds that an action is moral if it brings the greatest good to the greatest number of people. Consider this philosophy as you read Robespierre’s speech to the […]

Learning how to write like a Boss

Learning how to write like a Boss

Writing is a key skill and you can all do it; but we need to increase our sophistication so that you can meet the academic challenges ahead with ease! In order to meet that aim, engage in THIS LEARNING HELPER

Are We Evil? Understanding the role of government via an analysis of human nature

Are We Evil? Understanding the role of government via an analysis of human nature

Have you ever pondered this question? Maybe not in these exact words, but have you ever wondered why some people break the rules and others don’t? Why some societies and cultures have high crime and others don’t? These questions are at the core of political […]

Does art change us?

Does art change us?

We’ll investigate this question in both a modern and historical context via the learning helper linked HERE

Understanding Humanism

Understanding Humanism

In order to understand the ideology / intellectual orientation of humanism, engage in the learning helper linked HERE titled, “Understanding Humanism”

Putting Trump through the OPVL Test!

Putting Trump through the OPVL Test!

The following source analysis activity linked HERE is designed to create familiarity and comfort using the OPVL approach to document analysis!

Are you down with OPV(L)?! Yea you know me!

Are you down with OPV(L)?! Yea you know me!

Source analysis is a key skill in not just history class, but all classes. You need to develop the ability to look at a stimulus and say, “what is this? What purpose does it serve? And are there any inherent biases that could be corrupting […]