Thesis Homework

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C & C




Compare Muslim vs. Christian attitudes toward commerce over time

Relationship to global trade patterns, 1750-present.  Choose any TWO:  Latin America, East Asia, Eastern Europe, S & SE Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, The Middle East, North America

*Compare differing responses to industrialization in any TWO of the following:

• Japan

• Ottoman Empire

• Russia





Analyze causes and consequences of 19thcentury indentured servitude

*Analyze continuities and changes that resulted from the spread of Islam into ONE of the following regions in the period between circa 800 C.E. and circa 1750:

• West Africa

• South Asia

• Europe

Compare & Contrast the roles of women in TWO of the following regions during the period from 1750-1914:  East Asia, Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Europe






Analyze responses to spread of Buddhism in China

*Analyze continuities and changes in labor systems between 1750 and 1900 in ONE of the following regions.

   • Latin America and the Caribbean

   • Oceania

   • Sub-Saharan Africa

*Compare the effects of the First World War in TWO of the following regions:

• East Asia

• Middle East

• South Asia







Analyze issues twentieth-century Muslim leaders in South Asia and North Africa faced in defining their nationalism

*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 the process of state-building in TWO of the following in the period 600 C.E. to 1450 C.E.

• Islamic states

• City-states

• Mongol khanates






Analyze social & economic effects of global flow of silver from mid-sixteenth through early eighteenth century

*Analyze continuities and changes in the cultural and political life of ONE of the following societies.

   • Chinese, 100 CE to 600 CE

   • Roman, 100 CE to 600 CE

   • Indian, 300 CE to 600 CE

*Compare the outcomes of the movements to redistribute land in TWO of the following countries,

beginning with the dates specified.

• Mexico, 1910

• China, 1911

• Russia, 1917





Analyze Han and Roman attitudes toward technology

*Analyze continuities and changes in nationalist ideology and practice in ONE of the following regions from the First World War to the present:

• Middle East

• Southeast Asia

• Sub-Saharan Africa

*Compare the historical processes of empire building in the Spanish maritime empire during the period from 1450 through 1800 with the historical processes of empire building in ONE of the following land-based empires.

• The Ottoman Empire


• The Russian Empire





Analyze factors that shaped the modern Olympic movement from 1892-2002

*Analyze continuities and changes in the commercial life of 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.

Sub-Saharan Africa

The Middle East




Analyze African actions & reactions in response to European scramble for Africa

*Analyze continuities and changes along the Silk Roads from 200 B.C.E. to 1450 C.E.

*Compare the effects of racial ideologies on North American societies with those on Latin

American/Caribbean societies during the period from 1500 to 1830.





Analyze the similarities & differences in the mechanization of the cotton industry in Japan & India in the period from the 1880’s to the 1930’s

*Analyze continuities and changes in cultural beliefs and practices in ONE of the following regions from 1450 to the present.

• Sub-Saharan Africa

• Latin America/Caribbean

*Analyze similarities and differences in techniques of imperial administration in TWO of the following empires.

• 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 the causes & consequences of the Green revolution from 1945 to present

Analyze changes and continuities in long-distance migrations in the period 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


Analyze the relationship between cricket and politics in South Asia from 1880 to 2005.


Analyze continuities and changes in trade networks between Africa

and Eurasia from circa 300 C.E. to 1450 C.E.

Compare demographic and environ-mental effects of the Columbian Exchange on the Americas with the Columbian Ex-change’s demo-graphic and environmental effects on

ONE of the following regions between 1492 and 1750.

·         Africa

·         Asia

·         Europe



Analyze connections between regional issues and European struggles for global power in the mid-eighteenth century. Identify an additional type of document and explain how it would help your analysis of these connections.

Analyze how political transformations contributed to continuities and changes in the

cultures of the Mediterranean region during the period circa 200C.E. to 1000 C.E.

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.

·         China

·         Ottoman Empire

·         Russia


*Revised, reflecting 2011-2012 course changes as given in AP World History Modified Essay Questions for Exam Practice


Homework—write a comprehensive thesis statement for each CC & CCOT essay question above. For

The DBQ, analyze the questions (don’t just repeat the words of the question, explain what you would

Need to know to answer the question). Due 2/16