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  1. Dec 2019
    1. St. Petersburgh

      One of the northernmost cities in Russia, St. Petersburgh, along with the city Archangel mentioned below, has a name that suggests a journey with theological overtones as Robert Walton moves ever closer on his expedition to his aim of discovering the principle of life, magnetism, and thus symbolically the seat of God.

    2. And now my wanderings began

      "Guided by a slight clue," Victor tracks the monster from Geneva along the windings of the Rhone southward to the Mediterranean. He spots the monster hiding in a ship and follows him to the Black Sea, through the wilds of Tartary and Russia. Ultimately, he travels northward into the ice.

    3. Archangel.

      Archangel is the anglicized name for the town of Arkhangelsk, a large seaport in northern Russia.

    4. hide himself in a vessel bound for the Black Sea

      Victor sails northeast toward the Black Sea, whose far shore is Russia.

  2. Nov 2019
    1. Threat or Threatened? Russia in the Era of NATO Expansion

      How have actions of the West undermined its credibility with Russia? Annotate an action and explain your reasoning!

    1. Russia’s Clash With the West Is About Geography, Not Ideology

      *Identify the actions taken by various world leaders that demonstrate how the distrust between the US and the Soviet Union/Russia!