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Women & Work

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Due to the imminence, and ultimately, advent of the first World War, a colossal amount of women began to employ the labor force in a myriad of countries  (approximately 1/3 of the labor force). This rapid change in occupancy of labor and vocational titles inevitably led to a European suffragist movement in Britain, Germany and a number of other countries (The West: A Narrative History Volume II, Frankforter & Spellman, 2004, 2009).

The following video is simply visual form of education, vying to inform the masses, media, women & men about the dangers that present themselves to women in the working milieu.


the fathers of ideological “isms”

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
As chapter 19 states there are a large range of ideological “isms” that emerged from this time period. Below are the pictures of the some of the people famous for founding or being to the fore front these “isms”
Leader of Conservatism

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Joseph de Maistre- Conservatism

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Adam Smith- Liberalism/Economics

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Louis Blanc- Socialism

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Giuseppe Garibaldi- Nationalism (Italy)

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 William Lovett- Chartism

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 Jeremy Bentham- Utilitarianism

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Karl Marx- Marxism

Chapter 24

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Whats poppin everybody? Just making my first post, more info coming soon.

Chapter 20.

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Chapter 20: The Consolidation of Nation States

Larger Issue: Is nationalism a constructive force in the modern age?

Italian Unification

The Creation of Modern Germany

Constitutional Change in France and Britain

The Waning of the Habsburg, Russian, and Ottoman Empires

The United States and Western Europe

Nationalism and Race

Chapter 17- Rebellion and Revolution: American Independence and the French Revolution

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Just saying hi!


Friday, August 27th, 2010

Just saying hello

Welcome to Western Civilization II

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

This is the course space for Professor Al-Tikriti’s Western Civilization II course at the University of Mary Washington for the Fall 2010. semester.