Examples of World History Thesis Statements



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Examples of World History Thesis Statements




  • Ancient Chinese Civilization

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Ancient Chinese Civilization

Time period



Built Great Wall

Invented Gun Powder


Created the Abacus

Invention of paper for writing instead of wood

The ancient culture of _­­­___ (name culture) ______ contributed to world history because they developed __(name a historical development)__, ___(name another historical development)__, __(name a last historical development)__.


Thesis Statement:
The ancient culture of China contributed to world history because they built the Great Wall, invented gunpowder, and created the abacus.




Ancient Egyptian Civilization

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Ancient Egyptian Civilization

Time period

Invented new ways for farming
Shaduf and

Irrigation Canals



Invented Papyrus

for Writing



Figured out how to mummify bodies

Built

the


Pyramids

The ancient culture of _­­­___ (name culture) ______ contributed to world history because they developed __(name a historical development)__, ___(name another historical development)__, __(name a last historical development)__.


Thesis Statement:
The ancient civilization of Egypt contributed to world history because they developed new inventions for farming, invented papyrus paper for writing, and they figured out how to mummify bodies.




Ancient Weapons

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Ancient Weapons


People used Stones


People used spears



People developed metal swords


People use the bow and arrow

______, _________, and ________ were three important weapons that were used to help the ancient cultures develop.


Thesis Statement:
Weapons such as the spear, the metal sword, and the bow and arrow helped the Neanderthals, the Qin Dynasty of Asia, and the Egyptians develop their civilizations.





Ancient Greek Civilization

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Ancient Greek Civilization

Developed City-states

Direct government




Used Phalanx military formation


Time period famous for philosophers and scientists

Created comedies and tragedies for audiences

The ancient culture of _­­­___ (name culture) ______ contributed to world history because they developed __(name a historical development)__, ___(name another historical development)__, __(name a last historical development)__.


Thesis Statement:
The ancient culture of Greece contributed to world history because they developed city-states, used the phalanx military formations, and created comedies and tragedies for audiences.

Other Examples of planning Thesis Statements:




Ancient Mongols created one of the largest empires in ancient history and were considered to be brutal fighters


Mongols

Dominated Europe and Asia



Mongols were lead by the great Genghis Kahn

Mongols were highly disciplined and masters with the bow and arrow on

horseback



Mongols intimidated people by brutally attacking villages

Thesis Statement:
The Mongol warriors created one of the largest empires in ancient history, and were considered to be brutal fighters because they dominated Europe and Asia, were lead by the great Genghis Kahn, and were highly trained masters with the bow and arrow on horseback.





Ancient Rome was a ferocious civilization



Had

Brutal gladiator fights in the

Coliseum


Built created Roman Legions

Invaded lands of other people to build the Roman Empire


Constantine was a History Maker


Thesis Statement:
Ancient Rome was a ferocious civilization because they had brutal gladiator fights in the Coliseum, they developed a Roman Legion, and they invaded other lands to build the Roman Empire.




Marco Polo Famous important influential


Traveled to Cathy

(China)


Met

Kublai Khan and learned Chinese

Became an envoy or ambassador for Kublai Khan


Excited other people to travel to Cathy (China)



Thesis Statement:
Marco Polo was an influential person in World History because he traveled to Cathy, met Kublai Khan, and excited other people to travel to Cathy.


Genghis Khan was one of the greatest leaders in ancient world history


Was a great ruler

Lead one of the largest armies of all time

Was a great conqueror

Took over many lands and built a huge empire

Thesis Statement:
Genghis Khan was one of the greatest leaders in ancient world history because he was a great ruler, he led one of the largest armies of all time, and he took over many lands and built a huge empire.


The Inca civilization was the greatest in ancient history because


They developed superior bronze weapons

They create Machu-Picchu

They created the Incan calendar that divided the year into 12 months

Invented hanging bridges

Thesis Statement:
The Incan civilization was the greatest in ancient history because they developed bronze weapons, created Machu-Picchu, and created the Incan calendar.


The Fertile Crescent was an important area in ancient world history because


The people developed government

Developed written language

Developed a religion

Developed farming

Thesis Statement:
The Fertile Crescent was an important area in ancient world history because the people living there developed a government, developed written language, and invented farming techniques.


The Nile River was an important area in ancient world history because


The river influenced transportation

Influenced the types of pottery they created

The river influenced the development of religion

Influenced farming methods

Thesis Statement:


The Nile River was important in ancient world history because the river influenced developments in transportation, influenced the development of religion and the creation of gods, and influenced farming methods.


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