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Other / western civilization

Describe 5-7 outstanding features of the Byzantine Empire and analyze why you think it lasted so long.

Session 3 Response Paper
Respond to one of the following options in a 2-4 page paper written in APA Format. You must use at least two scholarly sources in addition to the textbooks. As you respond to the prompt, be sure to analyze how what you have learned has impacted your prior understanding of the topic. Make sure to integrate a biblical perspective of the topic, citing Scripture to support your thoughts.
Option 1: Describe 5-7 outstanding features of the Byzantine Empire and analyze why you think it lasted so long.
Option 2: Describe the outstanding qualities of Charlemagne as a leader and analyze his impact on Western Europe.
Option 3: After reading the articles provided in the Reading and Viewing and watching the movie on the Battle of Tours, describe the role of Charles Martel and the Franks in defending Western Civilization and why they were successful in defeating the great Muslim Army.
one source: Bulliet, R. W., Hirsch, S. W., Johnson, L. L., Crossley, P. K., Headrick, D. R., Northup, D. (2019). The earth and its people: A global history, Volume 1 (7th ed.). Cengage. [ISBN: 9781337401487]

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Other / western civilization

Discussion: genghis khan and alexander the great

Discussion: Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great
Compare and contrast the leadership and impact of Genghis Khan (also called Chinggis Khan) and Alexander the Great.
After considering the impact that each had throughout history, who in your opinion (with support) was the most impactful leader? Why?

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Other / western civilization

Discussion: genghis khan and alexander the great

Discussion: Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great
Compare and contrast the leadership and impact of Genghis Khan (also called Chinggis Khan) and Alexander the Great.
After considering the impact that each had throughout history, who in your opinion (with support) was the most impactful leader? Why?

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Other / western civilization

– must include thesis (argument/ main idea) in introduction, creative title

Essay Format
– 3- 4 pages in length / 12- point font/ Times New Roman/ double-spaced/ 1-inch margins
– Must include thesis (argument/ main idea) in introduction, creative title
– Argument must be well supported by examples and evidence such as
o Primary source documents (from document activities available on class website, the textbook includes some primary accounts/ excerpts as well)
o Textbook
o Lecture
– Cite your sources using MLA Format
o (easybib.com can create your citations for you)
o when citing lecture, you can do so in parentheses
 Ex. (Lecture)
– Essay must directly address the prompt
– Follow rules of conventional English
– Limit to two quotes per page/ make sure to introduce source/ author/ context
– ***MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS***
Key Themes/ Concepts
– Religion
– Social Status (slave, free, servant, economic, citizenship, etc.)
– War
– Competition
– Political Organization (Empire/ caliphate)
– Trade
– Gender
– Society and culture

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Other / western civilization

Directions: Respond to each question in 5-8 sentences- a FULL paragraph includi

Directions: Respond to each question in 5-8 sentences- a FULL paragraph including a topic sentence stating your main idea (Incorporate primary sources as evidence)