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Students will use primary source documents to learn about the debate over the Social Security Act that took place from 1935-1937. This launchpad will introduce students to key arguments supporting and opposing the establishment of Social Security.
This launchpad explores the contributions of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) during World War II, and their aviation legacy.
What was life like for women during the Victorian age? You will explore several websites that describe life in the Victorian era, a term used to describe the culture and society during the reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1901. Keep in mind that like all broad claims about a society, the following are examples of life during this time, and only begin to reveal the complexity of Victorian-era livelihood.
How do firsthand accounts reflect on Joan of Arc’s role in the Hundred Years’ War and her posthumous rehabilitation?
Published in 1929, The Sound and the Fury is often referred to as William Faulkner's first work of genius. Faulkner's style is characterized by frequent time shifts, narrator shifts, unconventional punctuation and sentence structure, as well as a stream-of-consciousness technique that reveals the inner thoughts of characters to the reader. This launchpad will examine narrative structure and time, narrative voice/point of view, and symbolism throughout The Sound and the Fury.