If you missed class this week, you lost Participation points. To make up the points, complete this writing assignment. To earn credit, you must submit it by the end of Friday of the same week you missed (see due date above). Late work will not earn points.
The writing assignment must be in MLA format (double-spaced, Times New Roman font). The assignment must be minimum 250 words of your original writing and answer all the questions in the prompt. If you quote from another source, you must credit that source; plagiarism checking software is enabled. The file must be in .doc, .docx, or .rtf (Mac users, no .pages files!).
Read Dr. Ibeji’s comparison between Ancient Rome and the U.S. (all the way down to the ‘Find Out More’). From what you learned about Rome in your textbook reading, do you agree with Dr. Ibeji’s comparison? Why or why not?
In this assignment, please tackle each part of his five-part argument: ‘An imperialist culture?’, Creation myths’, ‘Tyranny and war’, ‘Just causes’, and ‘Sudden superpowers.’ I will be looking that you have evaluated each, even if it’s just a sentence on one part. You may find that you have a mixed reaction, where you agree with one part but disagree with another- that’s ok! Just make sure and explain why you agree or disagree with his conclusions.