Describe and explain a significant continuity and a significant change in labor migration in the period 1450 - 1750 C.E. (Historical thinking skill: Continuity and Change)
Describe and explain a significant change and a significant continuity in the global balance of political power in the period 1900 C.E. to the present (historical thinking skill: Continuity and Change)
Analyze similarities and differences in the causes of TWO of the following revolutions.
American Revolution (1775-1781)
French Revolution (1789-1799)
Haitian Revolution (1791-1803)
Analyze economic continuities and changes in trade networks within Afro-Eurasia in the period from 600 C.E. to 1450 C.E.
Analyze similarities and differences in TWO of the following trade networks in the
period 600 C.E. to 1450 C.E. Your response may include comparisons of biological,
commercial, or cultural exchanges.
Analyze continuities and changes in labor systems in ONE of the following regions
within the time period 1450 to 1900.
Latin America and the Caribbean
Analyze similarities and differences in how TWO of the following empires used religion to govern before 1450.
Analyze continuities and changes in the ways ONE of the following regions participated in interregional trade during the period circa 1500 to 1750.
Latin America, including the Caribbean
Analyze similarities and differences between the role of the state in
Japan’s economic development and the role of the state in the economic development of ONE of the following during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Analyze how political transformations contributed to continuities and changes in the cultures of the Mediterranean region during the period circa 200 C.E. to 1000 C.E.
Analyze continuities and changes in trade networks between Africa
and Eurasia from circa 300 C.E. to 1450 C.E.
Compare demographic and environmental effects of the Columbian Exchange on the Americas
with the Columbian Exchange’s demographic and environmental effects on ONE of the following regions between 1492 and 1750.
Analyze changes and continuities in long-distance migrations from 1700 to 1900. Be sure to include specific examples from at least TWO different world regions.
Analyze similarities and differences in the rise of TWO of the following empires.
A West African Sudanic empire (Mali OR Ghana OR Songhay)
The Aztec Empire
The Mongol Empire
Describe and explain continuities and changes in religious beliefs and practices in
ONE of the following regions from 1450 to the present.
Analyze similarities and differences in methods of political control in TWO of the
following empires in the Classical period.
Han China (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.)
Mauryan/Gupta India (320 B.C.E.–550 C.E.)
Imperial Rome (31 B.C.E.–476 C.E.)
Analyze continuities and changes in patterns of interactions along the Silk Roads
from 200 B.C.E. to 1450 C.E.
For the period from 1500 to 1830, compare North American racial ideologies and their
effects on society with Latin American/Caribbean racial ideologies and their effects on
Analyze the changes and continuities in commerce in the Indian Ocean region from
650 C.E. to 1750 C.E.
Compare the emergence of nation-states in nineteenth-century Latin America with the
emergence of nation-states in ONE of the following regions in the twentieth century.
The Middle East
Analyze major changes and continuities in the formation of national identities in ONE of the regions listed below from 1914 to the present. Be sure to include evidence from specific countries in the region selected.
Within the period from 1450 to 1800, compare the process (e.g., political, social, economic) of empire building in the Spanish Empire with the empire-building processes in ONE of the following.
The Ottoman Empire
The Russian Empire
Analyze the cultural and political changes and continuities in ONE of the following civilizations during the last centuries of the classical era.
Chinese, 100 C.E. to 600 C.E.
Roman, 100 C.E. to 600 C.E.
Indian, 300 C.E. to 600 C.E.
Compare and contrast the goals and outcomes of the revolutionary process in TWO of the following countries, beginning with the dates specified.
Analyze the social and economic transformations that occurred in the Atlantic world as a result of new contacts among Western Europe, Africa, and the Americas from 1492 to 1750.
Compare and contrast the political and economic effects of Mongol rule on TWO of the following regions:
Analyze the changes and continuities in labor systems between 1750 and 1914 in ONE of the following areas. In your analysis, be sure to discuss the causes of the changes and the reasons for the continuities.
Latin America and the Caribbean
Compare and contrast how the First World War and its outcomes affected TWO of the following regions in the period from the war through the 1930's.
South Asia (Indian Subcontinent)
Describe and analyze the cultural, economic, and political impact of Islam on ONE of the following regions between 1000 C.E. and 1750 C.E. Be sure to discuss continuities as well as changes.
Compare and contrast the roles of women in TWO of the following regions during the period from 1750 to 1914.
Choose TWO of the areas listed below and analyze how each area's relationship to global trade patterns changed from 1750 to the present. Be sure to describe each area's involvement in global patterns around 1750 as your starting point.
The Middle East
South and Southeast Asia
Analyze and compare the differing responses of China and Japan to western penetration in the nineteenth century.