The Wealth of Nations PSA

Smith, Adam. The Wealth of Nations (Excerpts). Modified from the Modern History Internet Sourcebook. 1776. Fordham University. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/adamsmith-summary.asp (accessed September 18, 2013). Adam Smith grew up living with his uncle in Kirkcaldy, Scotland until he attended the University of Glasgow and Oxford University to study moral philosophy. The study of moral philosophy covers a wide […]

Luddite RAFT Assignment

In a time when factories were springing up all across England’s countryside, the life style of the British people was forced to change along with the times. While the wealthy benefited greatly from England’s era of Industrialization, the same could not be said for the working-class. The working-class citizens employed by the factories were subjected […]

An Era Built on the Backs of Children

When it comes to designing a museum exhibit, with great power comes great responsibility. Analysis is a crucial first step when curating an exhibit because it is the process that determines the meaning of sources and how they relate to the topic at hand. When analyzing sources, a curator is responsible for picking what information […]

Engels PSA Assignment

Engels, Friedrich. The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844. (pp.45, 48-53). London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1892. The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844 was based off of Friedrich Engels’ experiences and observations in Manchester, England during 1844. This was done in an attempt to promote awareness for the horribly inhumane […]