READINGS MUST BE ACCESSED FROM OUTSIDE SORCE I DONT HAVE THEM

Writing Assignment #1

Answer each of the following questions based on the Companion Reader excerpts. Please submit online.

1. Read Robespierres On Political Morality

What is Robespierres conception of government and who are its enemies?

2. Read George Valentia, Calcutta

What problems does Valentia cite in British India and what solutions does he propose?

3. Read Testimony for the Factory Act

How effective, do you think, were these testimonies in trying to get a worker reform bill passed in Parliament? Cite specific examples within the testimonies for your answer.

4. Read Abd-Allah ibn Abd al Wahab, Wahhabi Reformers in Mecca

Which elements of the Wahhabi belief system can be observed in this account?

5. Read Pierre Joseph Proudhons What is Property?

What is the central argument of this essay and how does Proudhon defend this assertion?