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HIS 101: Western Civilization I, Dr. Matthew Clarcq: Your Assignment

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Your assignment

Choose one of the following topics and create a thesis explaining how the topic impacted its time period and European history in general. In a 4 1/2 to 5 page paper showcase your knowledge of the topic by explaining the context and background of the subject and  highlight some of the most important events connected to the topic before using evidence from secondary sources to prove your thesis.

  • Development of Greek democracy
  • 2nd Punic War
  • Christianity in the 2nd century (100 - 199)
  • Carolingian Renaissance
  • Medieval Universities
  • 1st Crusade
  • Religious Toleration in Islamic Spain
  • Spanish Inquisition
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