Only choice ONE question
By the due date, choose and respond substantively to one of the discussion questions posted below. Submit your response to the Discussion Area on W4 Assignment 1: Post Here. Your response should include a clear argument supported by cited evidence as well as your own explanation of what that evidence means and why it is relevant to your post.
Steps to Success
Please use scholarly, college-level research sources to respond to this assignment, including the textbook, class lectures, relevant primary sources, and/or journal articles from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division Online Library. If you use websites for your research, they must be reputable scholarly sources.
Acknowledge your sources using in-text citations and a works cited list formatted in MLA style. Summaries and paraphrases require citations; quotes require quotation marks and citations.
Do not use attachments for this assignment. Submit your response directly to the Discussion Area.
By the end of the week, please comment substantively on two or more classmates’ assignments. Responding substantively to any questions left to you by the instructor in his or her feedback will count as one of your two required participation responses. Leave comments that raise salient points and stimulate discussion. Focus on the topic and its historical context. Be respectful, helpful, clear, and concise. Always utilize constructive language, even in criticism, to work toward the goal of further learning. Good participation comments will assist your educational process and that of the class as a whole.
The discussion questions for this task include:
- Discuss the changing role of women in industrial society. How did that role change from 1830–1920? http://www.victorianweb.org/victorian/gender/femeconov.html provides an interesting place to start! Also, the Web site for your textbook has an enlightening article in Chapters 22 and 23: The Historical Record under electronic documents (they are the same document).
- What arts were created or transformed by the Industrial Revolution? How did art reflect new styles of living?
- To what extent were the great powers of Europe able to cooperate on international issues during the 19th century and early part of the 20th century? What were the greatest areas of agreement? What were the major areas of conflict?