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Link to Encylopedia Judaica below:

Evaluate the impact of this religious figure.
  • What were the motivations behind this person’s actions?
  • How did they effect change?
  • What challenges did he or she struggle to overcome?
  • Link to the Encylopedia of Religion below:



Arts & Literature

  • Explore the context of this literature.
  • What was the impact of this piece?
  • What can be deduced about the author and his times?


  • How did knowledge in this area change over time?
    What was the significance in history?
    How did this person/development change how people understand their place
    in the world?

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Research Order of Operations

REMEMBER: Represent the Best Possible Sources!

Reference - for background and context

Books - for depth

Primary sources - for evidence

Scholarly Articles - for analysis (Note: not required for this project)


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Society : Intro. to Feudalism from Britannica School

  • What was the role of religion orreligious power in this event or issue?
  • What was the impact of this on the political hierarchy or power of the aristocrcy?
  • How did this contribute to the development of democracy?
  • In what way was this a cause or result of class struggle?

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World Leaders : From Biography in Context

Leadership :

  • Was this person a great leader, or an unsavory dictator?
  • What were his or her goals, and did he achieve them? Why?
  • In what way was this leader a product of his/her times?
  • In what way did this leader influence change?

  • Cleopatra VII
  • Elizabeth
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Isabella of Castille
  • Julius Caesar
  • King John
  • Charlemagne

War : From World History in Context


  • In what way did this conflict prove
  • Was this conflict inevitable? Desirable?
  • What was the impact of this struggle on ...lower class people? Religious


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