World History Paragraphs
"Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that he make every word tell."
Grammar & Format
- Nov. 21: Analyze the influence of humanism on the visual arts in the Italian Renaissance. Use at least ONE specific work to support your analysis. [documents]
- May 29: Explain much of the conflict in the Mideast today were planted by Britain and its Allies after World War I, when they carved up the remains of the Ottoman Empire.
Reading: UpFront - How the Middle East Got That Way