Short Paper on
final essay assignment requires you to reflect on the contemporary relevance of
ancient codes, documents, and artifacts that contributed to the evolution of
our modern conception of human rights. Your essay should answer these
- What, according to H. Gene Blocker, are the
most important historical sources for our contemporary conception of human
- To what extent, if at all, can you identify
in contemporary culture and government specific legacies of any of the
ancient codes, documents, and artifacts we studied this week?
that your essay addresses each component of both assigned questions and that
your answer is well-organized, uses excellent, college-level prose, and makes
judicious use of textual evidence. Your essay should be 600-900 words long.