1/25/13: Discuss China articles. Begin "The World Without Us."
1/24/13: Work in lab on Essay: Will China become a super-power?
1/22/13: Seating chart, syllabus. Begin discussing main class questions. Topics covered: What makes a super power? How does a country become a super power? Is the U.S. a super power? Watch first 20 minutes of "The Decline of The American Empire"