SNAPSHOTS: TEACHING COMPARE AND CONTRAST UNITS
Snapshots are all taken directly from the Advanced Placement Course Description for world history. In general they approximate most nearly the “Compare and Contrast” essay. They can be converted to “Change and Continuity over Time” essays
THE COMPARE & CONTRAST ESSAY PACKET
Before students plan and write essays, they must understand the tasks that the prompts ask them to perform. This begins with understanding the words that prompts use.
Compare and Contrast prompts ask students to either compare and/or...
into the size, composition, geographic distribution, and investing behavior of the world’s population of high net worth individuals (HNWIs)—those with US$1 million or more1 at their disposal for investing. The report also outlines the state of macroeconomic conditions and other factors that drive wealth...
PART 4: THE WORLD SHRINKS 1450 – 1750
Pages 354 – 361
Many developments highlighted world history between 1450 and 1750, which marked a major new period – the early modern – in the global experience. The balance of power among...
Comparisons between countries and regions before and after the advent of capitalism in Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Europe as well as a comparison of Cuba and the ex-communist countries provide us with an adequate basis to draw some definitive conclusions. Fifteen years of "transition to capitalism"...
state, with superior military strength and more advanced technology, imposes its control over the land, resources, and population of a less developed region
Between 1450-1750 Europeans traded with Africa but didn’t set up many colonies
Because of this, Free African states continued and at...
different. There is now only one superpower. But that does not mean that the world is unipolar.A unipolar system would have one superpower, no significant major powers, and many minor powers. As a result, the superpower could effectively resolve important international issues alone, and no combination of other...
areas of continuity across chronological periods, and will have to compare two or more chronological periods within one geographic area. Students will all have the same prompt but will be able to choose between different geographic regions to answer the question.
Before students plan and write essays...
10,000 years ago the Neolithic Revolution led to the development of more complex economic and social systems
2. Compare and contrast the locations of first Agricultural societies, the plants and animals they domesticated and their impact on the environment (Mesopotamia, Nile...
Please write a deep analysis at the end of this essay format. Remember the analysis is always “reasons” for change/continuity/ comparison or contrast.
Use the following websites to help you with graphic organizers. You will use the following to write out your evidences.
Graph organizer websites:
Comparison and contrast of evident similarities and bright contrasts between United States of America and one of the European country – Poland. Both of the countries have similar environment, geographic shapes: mountains, seas, lakes and forests, but different climates. There also differences between...
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Introduction: Slouching toward Empire I. 1. Dead Men Talking 2. Empires of Dirt 3. How Empires Work 4. As We Go Marching II. Woodrow Crosses the Rubicon...
of the following regions from 1450 to the present.
• Sub-Saharan Africa • Latin America/Caribbean
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
negative numbers, 0, and Pi (3.14), Arabic Numerals (Arabic language and Culture had a lot of influence on Indian culture)
Compare and Contrast the historical processes in the rise and consolidation of 2 of the following classical empires
- Han China - Imperial Rome -Mauryan/Gupta...
2.1.2 DISPUTES BETWEEN THE EU AND THE USA 4
2.2 CHINA AND ASIA 4
2.3 RUSSIA 5
3 TRADE POLICIES WITH CERTAIN GROUPS 7
3.1 WIDER EUROPE: THE EUROPEAN NEIGHBOURHOOD POLICY 7
3.2 THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION 8
3.3 EU-LATIN AMERICAN RELATIONS 9
4 AID FOR TRADE – EU AND THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES 11
of members of that society.
1 Definition of wealth
2 Statistical distributions
3 Redistribution of wealth and public policy
5 Wealth surveys
6 21st century
6.1 Real estate
7 In the United States
8 Data, charts, and graphs
8.1 World distribution of wealth
Silver drain: concept of how most of the silver in late 1500's to early 1600's ended up in China. The main sources of silver came from the Americas, specifically from Potosi, a mountain containing vastly immense deposits of silver. The Spanish controled Potosi and made many Native American slaves...