Вопросы_История и культура
U.S. art and architecture of the 16-17th centuries (the Puritans’ and Quakers’ culture, the architectural style of the South).
U.S. art and architecture of the 18 and the beginning of the 19th centuries (Benjamin West, John Singleton Copley, the style of architecture of Washington, DC; John Trumbull). The Hudson River school (Thomas Cole, Frederic Church).
U.S. art, sculpture and architecture of the middle and the end of the 19th century (John Gast, Charles Byrd King, John Mix Stanley). The Gilded Age (James Whistler, John Singer Sargent, Richard Morris Hunt, Augustus Saint-Gaudens). The 19th century realism (Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, John Roebling).
U.S. art and architecture of the beginning of the 20th century. Realism (George Bellows). American avant-gardism and modernism (Alfred Stieglitz, John Marin, Georgia o’Keeffe, Frank Lloyd Wright). The U.S. art of 30 and 40’s (Edward Hopper, Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton).
U.S. art of 40 and 50’s. Abstract expressionism (Archille Gorky, Willem de Kooning, Paul Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko). Realism (Norman Rockwell). Modernism in architecture and sculpture (Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Alexander Calder). Pop art (Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol).
U.S. movies. Western and mob movies (characteristic features, typical plots and characters, great actors and directors, biggest movies of the genre).
U.S. movies. Science-fiction movies (characteristic features, typical plots and characters, great actors and directors, biggest movies of the genre).
U.S. movies. Cartoons and Russian characters in U.S. movies (characteristic features, typical plots and characters, great actors and directors, biggest movies of the genre).
U.S. movies. Musical (characteristic features, typical plots and characters, great actors and directors, biggest movies of the genre).
U.S. history. 17-18th century. American colonies. Roots of the conflict. War of Independence. Building a new state.
U.S. history. 19th century. The Civil War. Reconstruction. Farming the Great Plains. Inventors and Industries. Immigration.
U.S. history. 20th century. Progressives’ movement. American Empire. World War I.
U.S. history. 20th century. The Great Depression and the New Deal. World War II.
U.S. history. 20th century. The Civil Rights Movement. The Cold War and Containment Policy. The Vietnam War.
British history. Ancient Britain (Prehistoric ages of the British Isles, the Celts, the Druids, the Stonehenge, Roman Conquest and occupation).
The Anglo-Saxon Conquest, the struggle against the Danes, Alfred the Great.
The Norman Conquest and the Establishment of Feudalism in England (William the Conqueror).
England in the Middle Ages (11-15th centuries). The Plantagenet dynasty and economic and social development of the state (Magna Carta, Robert Bruce, Wat Tyler).
The development of Culture in Feudal England (11-15th centuries). The invention of Printing (William Caxton), the rise of universities, works of literature (G. Chausser).
The Hundred Year’s War, War of Roses, the development of absolutism in the 15th century.
The Tudor dynasty. Henry VII, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and their policy.
Elizabeth I and the Anglo-Spanish Rivalry. Colonial Expansion.
The Renaissance. The Literature and Culture of Tudor England (W. Shakespeare, theatre).
The English Bourgeois Revolution of the 17th century. Oliver Cromwell and his republic.
Constitutional Monarchy of the 18th century. Collonial Expansion and the Formation of the Colonial Empire.
The Industrial Revolution of the 18-19th centuries and its consequences. The home policy of Great Britain in the 19th century.
The foreign policy of Great Britain in the 19th century. Great Britain in the first and second world wars.
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