Prompt #3: Comparative (Foundations/Classical)
Analyze the similarities and differences in methods of political control in two of the following empires in the classical period.
Prompt #4: Comparative (Foundations/Classical)
Compare and contrast the belief systems of two of the following societies during the classical period:
Prompt #5: Comparative (Early Modern)
Compare and contrast changes in religious beliefs and practices in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America/Caribbean during the early modern era.
Prompt #6: Change and Continuity Over Time (Post-Classical to Early Modern)
Discuss the economic and social changes and continuities in the Muslim Empires from 600 to 1750.
Prompt #7: Comparative (Early Modern)
Compare and contrast the demographic changes (changes in population) in the Americas and Africa during the early modern period.
Prompt #8: Change and Continuity Over Time (Post-Classical to Early Modern 600 – 1750)
Analyze the political and cultural changes and continuities in China from 600 to 1750.
Prompt #9: Change and Continuity Over Time (Post-Classical to Early Modern 600 – 1750)
Analyze the political and cultural changes and continuities in Japan from 600 to 1750.
Prompt #10: Comparative (Revolutions 1750 to 1914)
10. Compare and contrast the political and economic motivations for the French and Latin American revolutions.
Bonus (+10): Compare and contrast the causes for World War I and World II.
You are NOT limited by these sample formats! Sample Format for Compare & Contrast Thesis Statement: During the classical era, both Judaism and Buddhism spread through trade. However, Judaism spread through forced migrations and Buddhism interacted more peacefully through missionary and trade activity.
Sample Format for Change and Continuity Over Time Thesis Statement: During the time period 1000-1750, Islam affected South Asia politically through the continued use of strong armies and bureaucracies. However, a major cultural change that occurred during this period was religious tolerance created under Akbar the Great (1556-1605), which allowed for a temporary easing of Hindu/Muslim tensions.