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History 105, Section 7 – Clif Stratton – Fall 2017 History 105

RA #2: How does modern racism look like compared to old school racism in Britain?

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TITLE: Brexit Wasn’t About Economics. It Was About Racial Hatred

Paragraph #1:  In 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, this came as a total surprise to everyone. There were many speculations as to why that idea came about. Part of it may have been because of racism. When we think about the Brexit, one would assume I would be because of their economy but in reality, it all comes down to racism after [1]. After all the United Kingdom has a great history with racism. Unfortunately, it is still a big … » More …

Brexit Wasn’t About Economics. It Was About Racial Hatred

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TITLE: Brexit Wasn’t About Economics. It Was About Racial Hatred

 

 

In 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, this came as a total surprise to everyone. There were many speculations as to why that idea came about. Part of it may have been because of racism. When we think about the Brexit, one would assume I would be because of their economy but in reality, it all comes down to racism after [1]. After all the United Kingdom has a great history with racism. Unfortunately, it is still a big … » More …

The Persecution Of Christians in Egypt and Syria

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On April 9th, 2017 Saint George church and Mark’s Cathedral in Egypt were both bombed killing 45 people and injuring many more. The Islamic state immediately claimed responsibility for these two bombings. These church bombings are now becoming a more common event in countries such as, Egypt and Syria.  This persecution is nothing new for Christians in these countries, for over 2,000 years now Christians have been targeted and discriminated against. A great example of this persecution is,  “Back in the 1950s, an Egyptian named Sayyid Qutb, a Muslim Brotherhood member, demanded that Christians effectively be driven underground … » More …

Singapore Signs Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement with the United States

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In December 2015, United States Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen met and signed an enhanced defense cooperation agreement that creates a new framework that provides an expanded defense relationship between their two nations. Singapore Defense Minister expressed appreciation for the U.S. support on Singapore air force’s training detachments in the U.S. [1]. The U.S. and Singapore agreed upon the strength and support that enhance the Asia-Pacific region under the 1990 Memorandum of Understand and the 2005 Strategic Framework Agreement. In light of these successions, Singapore and the United States … » More …

Final Research Project – Food Shortages in Kenya Throughout History

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Anna Medoff

History 105

 

Food Shortages in Kenya Throughout History

Throughout history, food shortages have been a serious issue. Many countries have struggled with food shortages, but the majority of these countries happen to be in Africa. “Thirty four countries — 27 of them in Africa — do not have enough food for their people because of conflicts, drought and flooding, according to a United Nations report issued Wednesday.” [1] This is a serious issue which needs to be addressed. There are many countries which have an excess of food, who … » More …

RA 5

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Anna Medoff

History 105

9/1/2017

Food Shortages in Kenya

 

Throughout history, food shortages have been a serious issue. Many countries have struggled with food shortages, but the majority of these countries happen to be in Africa. “Thirty four countries — 27 of them in Africa — do not have enough food for their people because of conflicts, drought and flooding, according to a United Nations report issued Wednesday.” [1] This is a serious issue which needs to be addressed. There are many countries which have an excess of food, who are struggling with … » More …

RA# 5: A History of Discrimination; An exclusive look into the history of child labor and Caste systems in India

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Cristopher Comp

Mr. Stratton

Roots of Contemp. Issues

 

[P1] Of the many problems in today’s National politics, one of the many that keeps arising is Child Labor. Child labor in Africa, China, and India are everywhere on the news. The question is, why are all these problems still constant and how come no one is taking care of them? We live in a socially and culturally progressive and equality is supposed to be commonplace in every social outlet, so why can’t we fix a problem like we fixed inequality? The child labor issue … » More …

Women’s Rights in Arab Countries

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Throughout human history,of the United States have fought hard to gain the same rights that are given to men. According to the US Department of Labor [1], 57% of women in the United States participate in the labor force. This may sound shockingly small to many females but it is roughly the same percent of women in Jordan who are unemployed despite the fact 55% of Jordan graduates are female [2]. It is easy to see in these statistics that there is an overwhelming gap in gender equality, which is extremely disappointing when Jordan women … » More …

Food Shortages in Kenya RA 4

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Anna Medoff

History 105

9/1/2017

Food Shortages in Kenya

 

Throughout history, food shortages have been a serious issue. Many countries have struggled with food shortages, but the majority of these countries happen to be in Africa. “Thirty four countries — 27 of them in Africa — do not have enough food for their people because of conflicts, drought and flooding, according to a United Nations report issued Wednesday.” [1] This is a serious issue which needs to be addressed. There are many countries which have an excess of food, who are struggling with … » More …

RA #4: Decolonization and Child Labor: An Extensive look on how caste and class are affecting Child labor today

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Cristopher Comp

Mr. Stratton

Roots of Contemp. Issues

 

[P1] Of the many problems in today’s National politics, one of the many that keeps arising is Child Labor. Child labor in Africa, China, and India are everywhere on the news. The question is, why are all these problems still constant and how come no one is taking care of them? We live in a socially and culturally progressive and equality is supposed to be commonplace in every social outlet, so why can’t we fix a problem like we fixed inequality? The child labor issue … » More …