History 3390 Assignments

For the Week of August 22nd:  Please read pp. 11-18 in The Atlantic World in the Age of Empire .  We will discuss this reading in class on August 24th. 

For the Week of August 29th:  Read pp. 18-29 in The Atlantic World in the Age of Empire (John Thorton, "The Birth of An Atlantic World"). Quiz over this material will be on Thursday, August. 31st!

 

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For the week of September 5th:  Please read pp. 29-53 in The Atlantic World in the Age of Empire and pp. 1-37 in Christopher Columbus and the Enterprise of the Indies.  We will discuss these readings in class on Thursday, September 7th!

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For the weeks of September 12th and 19th:  Please read all of the following in Christopher Columbus....: In Part 1.: Documents 3, 5, 7 and 9.  In Part 2:  Documents 10,11,12, 17, 18 and 22.  All of part 3. Part 4: documents 31 and 33. NOTE:  FOR SOME OF YOU, IT MAY BE EASIER TO READ THE ENTIRE BOOK.  I FIND THAT THERE IS MORE OVERLAP IN THESE DOCUMENTS THAN IS NECESSARY SO I AM ASSIGNING THE DOCUMENTS THAT GET TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER! YOU WILL HAVE A QUIZ OVER ALL THE READINGS FROM THIS BOOK ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 21ST!!

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For the week of Oct. 3rd:  Please read pp. 88-112 in The Atlantic World in the Age of Empire ("Franciscan Evangelization in New Mexico").  We will discuss this reading in class on Thursday, Oct. 5th.  ALSO: begin reading The Jesuit Relations.  In that book you will be reading: pp 1-32;35-36;41-46;50-58;61-69;89-90;94-106;119-123; and 155-171.  You will have a quiz over the readings in this book on Thursday, Oct. 12th.

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For the week of Oct. 17th:  Please read pp. 122-132 in The Atlantic World in the Age of Empire ("The Survival of African Religions in the Americas").  We will discuss this reading in class on Thursday, Oct. 19th!

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Reminder:  We will not have class on Thursday, Oct. 26h!!

For the week of Oct. 31:  Please read pp. 153-165 in The Atlantic World in the Age of Empire("The Paradox of American Development").  We will discuss this in class on Thursday, Nov. 2nd. 

ALSO:  Begin reading Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, 1789-1804.  In this book, you will be reading pp.1-36;42-44;55-60;77-81;141-146;150-161;178-186.

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For the week of Nov. 7th:  Complete the reading listed above in Slave Revolution in the CaribbeanThe quiz over the reading will be on Thursday, Nov. 9th!!!

 

 

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