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RESPONSE PAPER THREE – DUE Sunday, December 30.

Hello to all. Please read Chapters Twenty-Two, Twenty-Three, and Twenty-Four in Patterns. Please answer the question from group A and either from group B question from group B based upon the readings for the week. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to email me at amakowski@dccc.edu

GROUP A
1. What are some of the similarities in the revolutions that took place in North America and France in late eighteen century? What things did these revolutions strive to change and how successful were they overall? Give specific examples from Chapter Twenty-Two in the textbook. View the following video lecture by Professor Joanne Freeman from Yale University: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shTBSGoYtK0&list=ECDA2BC5E785D495AB

Describe any two of Professor Freeman’s five top tips for studying the American Revolution. How are these useful to understand the importance of the American Revolution? Professor Freeman begins to discuss the five top tips about fifteen minutes into the lecture. GROUP B

1.Why did the Industrial Revolution begin in Great Britain? What advantages did England have in producing an Industrial Revolution? In what ways did this event bring about the growth of new social classes (pages 804-805) and new lifestyles? 2.The early phases of the Industrial Revolution were extremely difficult for most workers. Describe some of the difficulties faced by workers during the early years of the Industrial Revolution. In what ways did the lives of workers begin to improve during the middle 1800s? (pages 808-810)

BONUS QUESTION FOR RESPONSE PAPER THREE
Please review the following article:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jul/04/the-return-of-marxism
In a paragraph (roughly 100-150) words describe how the article relates to the discussion of Marxism found in Chapter Twenty-Three of the textbook. This extra credit assignment is worth a maximum of four bonus points added...
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