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Current Classes:
Anna Maria
HST118 – Global History II
HST111 – American Nation I

Nichols
LSB327 – Business Law & Ethics

QCC
HST116 – US History II

Past Classes:
HST105 – World Civilization II
HST111 – American Nation I
HST115 – US History I
HST116 – US History II
HST118 – Global Civilization II
HIST118 – Greek Civilization
HIST118 – Genocide
HIST201 – US History I
HIST202 – US History II
HIST315 – Constitutional History
LSB227 – Business Law & Ethics
PSC201 – US Government
PSC221 – State & Local Government

American Nation II:
Readings:
For Exam I – Chapters 15, 16, 17, & 20
For Exam II – Chapters 19, 21-24
For Final – Chapters 25-31

Writing Assignments:
You are to summarize your assigned reading section. Your summary should include within it definitions for any key terms found within your section. Your are also to draft one multiple choice question and one essay question for every section you are assigned.

Additional Assignments:
None at this time
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LSB327 – Business Law & EthicsSupremeCourt

Readings – All readings are to be completed in advance of class discussion.
For Exam #1 – Chapters 1-3, PLUS Ethics supplemental
For Exam #2 – Chapters 19, 14-17
For Exam #3 – Chapters 4-9

Case studies: these may also be assigned in class.
How to Brief Cases. Make sure you use this template when briefing the assigned cases. I want to see each section included.
Model Brief. Feel free to use this as a guide.

Participation Assignment #1 – You Be the Judge
Participation Assignment #2 – Ethics. NOTE: you must use the Ethics Checklist
presented in class to complete the assignment. If you were absent, you must get it from one of your peers.
Participation Assignment #3 – Corporate Crimes. You are to brief each of the cases for in-class discussion.
Participation Assignment #4 – Torts. You are to brief each both of these cases for in-class discussion.
Participation Assignment #5 – Negligence. You are to brief both of these cases for in-class discussion.
Participation Assignment #6 – Defenses. You are to brief each of the cases for in-class discussion
Participation Assignment #7 – Contract Concepts. You are to analyze the fact patterns and bring your handwritten responses in for in-class discussion.
Participation Assignment #8 – Contract Concepts – Offers. You are are to analyze the fact patterns and bring your handwritten responses in for in-class discussion.

Participation Assignment #9 – Contract Concepts – UCC. You are are to analyze the fact patterns and bring your handwritten responses in for in-class discussion.
Participation Assignment #10 – Contract Concepts – Damages. You are are to analyze the fact patterns and bring your handwritten responses in for in-class discussion.

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US History II:
Readings:
For Exam I – Chapters 15, 16, &17
For Exam II – Chapters 19-24
For Final – Chapters 25-31

Writing Assignments:
Extra credit – you may answer the Chapter Review questions at the end of each chapter. NOTE: These questions broadly coincide with the information covered in class.

Additional Assignments:
None at this time

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PSC221 – State & Local Government:
Readings:
For Exam 1 – Chapters 1, 2, 3, 10, plus supplemental – The Advantages & Disadvantages of Federalism
For Exam 2 – 6, 7, 8, 9, plus supplemental – How a Bill Becomes a Law in the Commonwealth
For Exam 3 – 4, 5, 11, 12

Writing Assignments:
You are to answer the focus questions found at the beginning of each chapter. Your responses should fully answer what it asked. Remember: taking short-cuts will not help you in your preparation for the exams.

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HIST118 – Greek Civilization:
Readings:
Readings for each lecture are listed on top of the particular outline that coincides with the lecture.

Writing Assignments:
Assignment #7 – The Wars
Directions: You are to prepare a 5-10 minute presentation of the battles assigned to you in class. You must present all of the required information contained on the assignment sheet. The first four presenters should have their first battle ready to go by Monday 4/13. At the latest, you may email a copy on the day you present.

Assignment #8 – The Big 3 – Socrates, Plato, & Aristotle
Directions: You are read the included readings and answer all of the review questions that follow each reading EXCEPT Socrates question #4. I believe there are 14 total questions between the three readings. This is due on our last scheduled day of regular class – Monday 5/4.

Extra Credit Assignment
Directions: Only those students who average is a D+ or below may complete this assignment. You will answer the review questions for each reading. There are 25 total. This shall be graded as if it were an exam. The grade for this assignment will be averaged with the lower of your first two exam grades. It is due on the day of the final exam – Wednesday 5/6.

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HIST118 – Genocide:
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Assignments:
Hewitt’s Defining the Horrific: Introductory Chapter – first (3) articles (re: Orentlicher, Straus, & Rummel) and all Questions to Consider (14 total).
– This due on Wednesday Sept 3rd. It will be hand written and turned in before the start of class.

Hewitt’s Defining the Horrific: Chapter 3 – all (3) articles and all Questions to Consider (17 total).
– This due on Wednesday Sept 17th. It will be hand written and turned in before the start of class.

Hewitt’s Defining the Horrific: Chapter 4 – all (3) articles and all Questions to Consider (11 total). Plus, answer the (2) Making Connections questions on p.141.
– This due on Wednesday Oct 1st. It will be hand written and turned in before the start of class.

Hewitt’s Defining the Horrific: Chapter 5 – all (4) articles and all Questions to Consider (18 total).
– This due on Wednesday Oct 22nd. It will be hand written and turned in before the start of class.

Hewitt’s Defining the Horrific: Chapter 6 – all (2) articles and all Questions to Consider (5 total). PLUS, from Chapter 7, “Missing the Target” by Capaccio and Mohan and the Questions to Consider (5 total)
– This due on Wednesday Nov 12th. It will be hand written and turned in before the start of class.

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HST118 – Global History II:wwi

Tentative Readings:
For Exam I – Chapters 16-19
For Exam II – Chapters 21-24, 26
For Final – Chapter 28, 30-32

Writing Assignments:
You are to answer the Chapter Review questions at the end of each chapter. The questions broadly coincide with the information covered in class.

Additional Assignments:
None at this time

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American Nation I/US History I – All Colleges:
Readings:
For Exam I – Chapters 1-4
For Exam II – Chapters 5-9
For Final – Chapter 10-14

Writing Assignments:
You are to answer the Chapter Review questions at the end of each chapter. The questions broadly coincide with the information covered in class.

Additional Assignments:
Due Date = TBA. Constitution of the United States extra-credit Civics Assignment. You are to email me a copy to my email address by the date for exam #2. You can access the assignment HERE.

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HIST315 – Constitutional History:SupremeCourt
Readings:

Topic I – Why Revolt?
Required:
In Text:
Randall’s American Constitutional Development: Preface pgs xi-xiv; American Constitutionalism pgs 1-4; Ch 1 pgs 7-14

From the Web:
Mayflower Compact

Suggested Additional:
Of the Ends of Political Society and Government, John Locke’s Second Treatise of Civil Government, Chapter IX
Of Tyranny, John Locke’s Second Treatise of Civil Government, Chapter XVIII
Of the Dissolution of Government, John Locke’s Second Treatise of Civil Government, Chapter XIX
Cato’s Letter #15 – The Arts of misleading the People by Sounds, aka John Trenchard, published in the London Journal, January 21, 1721
Freedom of Will, by Jonathan Edwards, 1754

Topic II – Independence
Required:
In Text:
Randall’s American Constitutional Development: Ch 1 pgs 14-23

From the web:
Declaration of Rights and Grievances, passed by Stamp Act Congress 1765
Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms, passed by Second Continental Congress 1775
The Olive Branch Petition, passed by Second Continental Congress 1775
Declaration of Independence, passed by Second Continental Congress 1776

Suggested Additional:
Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs, by Thomas Paine, from Common Sense

Topic III – New Governments
Required:
In Text:
Randall’s American Constitutional Development: Ch 2

From the web:
Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Of the Laws Which Establish Political Liberty, with Regard to the Constitution, Baron de Montesquieu’s Spirit of the Laws, Book XI
Articles of Confederation

Topic IV – Framing the Constitution
Required:
In Text:
Randall’s American Constitutional Development: Ch 3; Preface pgs xv-xx

From the Web:
Federalist Papers
Federalist #10 by Publius, aka James Madison, published in the Daily Advertiser, November 22, 1787
Federalist #51 by Publius, aka James Madison, published in the Independent Journal, February 6, 1788
Federalist #84 by Publius aka Alexander Hamilton, published in the Independent Journal, July 16, 1788

Antifederalists counter argument to Federalist #10 & #51
Centinel’s Letter #1, aka Samuel Bryan, printed in the Philadelphia Independent Gazetteer, Oct 5, 1787
Letters from the Federal Farmer to the Republican #1, author unknown, printed in the New York Journal, October 8th, 1787
Letters from the Federal Farmer to the Republican #2, author unknown, printed in the New York Journal, October 9th, 1787
Brutus’s Letter #1, aka Robert Yates, printed in the New York Journal, October 18th, 1787
The Address and Reasons of Dissent of the Minority of the Convention of Pennsylvania to their Constituents, collaboration of the desenting delegates to the Pennsylvania Ratification Convention, published in the Pennsylvania Packet and Daily Advertiser, December 18, 1787

Suggested Additional:
Patrick Henry, Against the Federal Constitution Speech before the Virginia House of Burgesses, June 5, 1788
9 Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of the United States from the Massachusetts Ratification Convention (aka MA Compromise)
Lawyers, Attorneys and More! – A Kid’s Guide to the U.S. Governments NOTE: this was suggested to me by my special friend Lauren. Thanks Lauren for your help!

Topic V – Formative Period
Required:
In Text:
Randall’s American Constitutional Development: Ch 4 pgs 63-73
Plus Case excerpt – Chisholm v. Georgia pgs 97-99

From the Web:
First Twelve Articles of Amendment
Chisholm v. Georgia (1793) – Opinions of all five Justices
Brutus’s Letter #15 = Antifederalist concerns over judicial tyranny, aka Robert Yates, printed in the New York Journal, 20 March 1788
Federalist #45 – Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered, by Publius, aka James Madison, printed in the Independent Journal, January 26, 1788

Suggested Additional:
The Judiciary Act of 1789
Washington’s Farewell Address of 1797

The Cases – you are to brief each of the following cases from the excerpts included in your text.

From the Marshall Court
– Expansion of the powers of the SCOTUS and the Federal Government over the States
– – Marbury v Madison (1803)
– – Fletcher v. Peck (1810)
– – Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee (1816)
– – McCulloch v. Maryland (1819)
– – Cohens v. Virginia (1821)
– – Gibbons v. Ogden (1824)
– – Eakin v. Raub (1825)
– – Barron v. Baltimore (1833)
– Indian Cases = Marshall vs Jackson
– – Johnson v. M’Intosh (1823)
– – Cherokee v. Georgia (1831)
– – Worcester v. Georgia (1833)

From the Taney Court
– States’ Rights issues
– – Mayor of the City of New York v. Miln (1837)
– – Charles River Bridge Co. v. Warren Bridge Co. (1837)
– – Luther v. Borden (1849)
– – Cooley v. Board of Wardens (1852)

– Slavery Cases
– – Prigg v. Pennsylvania (1842)
– – Strader v. Graham (1851)
– – Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)
– – Ableman v. Booth (1859) – NOTE: Ableman involves both States Rights & Slavery issues

POTUS war-time powers
– – Prize Cases (1863)

From the Chase Court:
– Post-War Issues
– – Ex Parte Milligan (1866)
– – Mississippi v. Johnson (1867)
– – Ex Parte McCardle (1869)
– – Texas v. White (1869)

And Beyond:
– – The Slaughterhouse cases
– – Munn v. Illinois
– – United States v. E.C. Knight
– – Polloch v. Farmers Loan & trust
– – Champion v. Ames
– – McCray v. New York
– – Muller v. Oregon
– – Lochner v. New York
– – The Shreveport Rate Case
– – Hammer v. Dagenhart

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PSC201 – US Government:
Readings:
For Exam 1 – Chapters 1, 5, 2, 3
For Exam 2 – 7, 8, 6, 9, 10
For Exam 3 – 11, 12, 4

Writing Assignments:
You are to answer the quiz found at the end of each chapter. After answering each question, you are to explain WHY you answered as you did.