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AP World History UNIT FIVE: 1914-Present Homework Sheet #11

B BLOCK
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
5 6 7 8 9
Causes of WWI Total War & Armenian No Class Treaty of Versailles Russian Revolution and
HW#15 Due Genocide Simulation Marxism
HW#16 Due HW#17
12 13 14 15 16
Global Depression Authoritarian Regimes: Causes of WWII WWII: Europe
HW#18 Italy, Germany, Japan No Class HW#20
HW#19 *Geometry Field Trip
APRIL BREAK
26 27 28 29 30
WWII: Pacific Comparing Cold War Cold War Hotspots
Communism in China No Class HW#22 Due Comparison Essay Due
and Russia
HW#21 Due
3 4 5 6 7
Decolonization Feminism CCOT No Class Middle East Middle East
HW#23 Due HW#24 Due CCOT Essay Due HW#25 Due

10 11 12 13 14
Globalization ½ DAY C, A, G, F
No Class AP WORLD FREEDOM!
HISTORY EXAM

HW#15: Read Stearns (first, wipe of the dust…) pages 679-687 and take notes. Use bolded headings as a guide for the structure of your notes.

HW#16: 1. Read Marks 155-159 and annotate. 2. Read WWI poetry and answer questions in space provided.

HW#17: Complete Paris Peace Conference readings in preparation for Treaty of Versailles simulation.

HW#18: Read Marks 159-170 and annotate.

HW#19: Read Strayer “Democracy Denied” pages 636-645 and complete the chart.

HW#20: Read Strayer “A Second World War,” 645-657. Answer questions below:
1. In what way were the origins of World War II in Asia and in Europe similar to each other? How were they different?
2. To what extend were the two world wars distinct and different conflicts, and in what ways were they related to each other? In particular, how did the
First World War and its aftermath lay the foundation for World War II?
3. How was Europe able to recover from the devastation of war?
AP World History UNIT FIVE: 1914-Present Homework Sheet #11
HW#21: Read Strayer, “Comparing Revolutions as a Path to Communism” pages 660-675. Answer questions below
1. Identify the major differences between the Russian and Chinese revolutions.
2. Why were the Bolsheviks able to ride the Russian Revolution to power?
3. What was the appeal of communism in China before 1949?
4. What changes did communist regimes bring to the lives of women?
5. How did the collectivization of agriculture differ between the USSR and China?
6. What were the achievements of communist efforts at industrialization? What problems did these achievements generate?
7. Why did communist regimes generate terror and violence on such a massive scale?

HW#22: Read Strayer,, “East versus West,” pages 675-688. Answer questions below:
1. In what different ways was the cold war expressed?
2. In what ways did the United States play a global role after World War II?
3. Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the communist world by the 1970s.
4. What explains the rapid end of the communist era?
5. How did the end of communism in the Soviet Union differ from communism's demise in China?
6. What is the legacy of communism?

HW#23: Read Strayer, “Comparing Freedom Struggles,” 696-710. Answer questions below:
1. What was the role of Gandhi in India's struggle for independence?
2. What conflicts and differences divided India's nationalist movement?
3. Why was African majority rule in South Africa delayed until 1994, whereas the overthrow of European colonialism had occurred much earlier in the
rest of Africa and Asia?
4. How did South Africa's struggle against white domination change over time?
5. Why was Africa's experience with political democracy so different from that of India?
6. What accounts for the ups and downs of political democracy in postcolonial Africa?

HW#24: Divide up the remaining 3 sections on gender in Experiencing World History. Share notes.
Read Strayer, “The Globalization of Liberation: Feminist Movements” and take notes.

HW#25: Read Strayer, “Creating Islamic Societies,” page 715-719, 743-752.


1. In what ways did cultural revolutions in Turkey and Iran reflect different understandings of the role of Islam in modern societies?
2. In what respect did the various religious fundamentalisms of the twentieth century express hostility to global modernity?
3. From what sources did Islamic renewal movements derive?
4. In what different ways did Islamic renewal express itself?
AP World History UNIT FIVE: 1914-Present Homework Sheet #11
Comparison Essay Question
Procedure:
• Choose a time before Friday April 30th to spend 40 minutes planning and writing this essay.
• Write for only 40 minutes, without notes.
• Do not prepare for it by rereading materials.
• This essay is for your benefit—and will be graded for your efforts not for perfection. When you are done, email it to one of your study
group members.
• On the receiving end, print it out, use the rubric to score it and write constructive comments on the paper copy about style, content, and
form.
• You will receive two grades for this assignment: an effort grade for completing the assignment on time and true to form, and an editing
grade for commenting on another essay.
• Make sure you have email addresses in advance of the weekend and send your essay early on so they have time to read it and print it out.

Suggestions:
• Think carefully about the categories you choose to help with direct comparisons.
• Think about similarities as well as differences.
• Consider using an “although” thesis.
• Use specific evidence where possible
• Analyze the evidence. (analytical glue!)
• Be wary of broad generalizations that are not constrained by specific time frames.
• Think about global context.

Question:

Compare and contrast the goals and outcome of the revolutionary process in TWO of the following countries beginning with the dates specified.

Mexico 1910
China 1911
Russia 1917
AP World History UNIT FIVE: 1914-Present Homework Sheet #11

CCOT Essay Question


Procedure:
• Choose a time before Thursday May 6th to spend 40 minutes planning and writing this essay.
• Write for only 40 minutes, without notes.
• Do not prepare for it by rereading materials.
• This essay is for your benefit—and will be graded for your efforts not for perfection. When you are done, email it to one of your study
group members.
• On the receiving end, print it out, use the rubric to score it and write constructive comments on the paper copy about style, content, and
form.
• You will receive two grades for this assignment: an effort grade for completing the assignment on time and true to form, and an editing
grade for commenting on another essay.
• Make sure you have email addresses in advance of the weekend and send your essay early on so they have time to read it and print it out.

Question:

Analyze major changes and continuities in the formation of national identities in ONE of the regions listed below from 1914 to present. Be sure to
include evidence from specific countries in the region selected.

Middle East
Sub-Saharan Africa
Southeast Asia
AP World History UNIT FIVE: 1914-Present Homework Sheet #11
F BLOCK
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
5 6 7 8 9
Causes of WWI No Class Total War & Armenian Treaty of Versailles Russian Revolution and
HW#15 Due Genocide Simulation Marxism
HW#16 Due HW#17

12 13 14 15 16
Global Depression No Class Authoritarian Regimes: Causes of WWII WWII: Europe
HW#18 Italy, Germany, Japan HW#20
HW#19

APRIL BREAK
26 27 28 29 30
WWII: Pacific No Class Comparing Cold War Cold War Hotspots
Communism in China HW#22 Due Comparison Essay Due
and Russia
HW#21 Due
3 4 5 6 7
Decolonization No Class Feminism CCOT Middle East Middle East
HW#23 Due HW#24 Due CCOT Essay Due HW#25 Due

10 11 12 13 14
Globalization No Class ½ DAY C, A, G, F
AP WORLD FREEDOM!
HISTORY EXAM

HW#15: Read Stearns (first, wipe of the dust…) pages 679-687 and take notes. Use bolded headings as a guide for the structure of your notes.

HW#16: 1. Read Marks 155-159 and annotate. 2. Read WWI poetry and answer questions in space provided.

HW#17: Complete Paris Peace Conference readings in preparation for Treaty of Versailles simulation.

HW#18: Read Marks 159-170 and annotate.

HW#19: Read Strayer “Democracy Denied” pages 636-645 and complete the chart.

HW#20: Read Strayer “A Second World War,” 645-657. Answer questions below:
4. In what way were the origins of World War II in Asia and in Europe similar to each other? How were they different?
5. To what extend were the two world wars distinct and different conflicts, and in what ways were they related to each other? In particular, how did the
AP World History UNIT FIVE: 1914-Present Homework Sheet #11
First World War and its aftermath lay the foundation for World War II?
6. How was Europe able to recover from the devastation of war?

HW#21: Read Strayer, “Comparing Revolutions as a Path to Communism” pages 660-675. Answer questions below
8. Identify the major differences between the Russian and Chinese revolutions.
9. Why were the Bolsheviks able to ride the Russian Revolution to power?
10. What was the appeal of communism in China before 1949?
11. What changes did communist regimes bring to the lives of women?
12. How did the collectivization of agriculture differ between the USSR and China?
13. What were the achievements of communist efforts at industrialization? What problems did these achievements generate?
14. Why did communist regimes generate terror and violence on such a massive scale?

HW#22: Read Strayer, “East versus West,” pages 675-688. Answer questions below:
7. In what different ways was the cold war expressed?
8. In what ways did the United States play a global role after World War II?
9. Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the communist world by the 1970s.
10. What explains the rapid end of the communist era?
11. How did the end of communism in the Soviet Union differ from communism's demise in China?
12. What is the legacy of communism?

HW#23: Read Strayer, “Comparing Freedom Struggles,” 696-710. Answer questions below:
7. What was the role of Gandhi in India's struggle for independence?
8. What conflicts and differences divided India's nationalist movement?
9. Why was African majority rule in South Africa delayed until 1994, whereas the overthrow of European colonialism had occurred much earlier in the
rest of Africa and Asia?
10. How did South Africa's struggle against white domination change over time?
11. Why was Africa's experience with political democracy so different from that of India?
12. What accounts for the ups and downs of political democracy in postcolonial Africa?

HW#24: Divide up the remaining 3 sections on gender in Experiencing World History. Share notes.
Read Strayer, “The Globalization of Liberation: Feminist Movements” and take notes.

HW#25: Read Strayer, “Creating Islamic Societies,” page 715-719, 743-752.


5. In what ways did cultural revolutions in Turkey and Iran reflect different understandings of the role of Islam in modern societies?
6. In what respect did the various religious fundamentalisms of the twentieth century express hostility to global modernity?
7. From what sources did Islamic renewal movements derive?
8. In what different ways did Islamic renewal express itself?

Comparison Essay Question


AP World History UNIT FIVE: 1914-Present Homework Sheet #11
Procedure:
• Choose a time before Friday April 30th to spend 40 minutes planning and writing this essay.
• Write for only 40 minutes, without notes.
• Do not prepare for it by rereading materials.
• This essay is for your benefit—and will be graded for your efforts not for perfection. When you are done, email it to one of your study
group members.
• On the receiving end, print it out, use the rubric to score it and write constructive comments on the paper copy about style, content, and
form.
• You will receive two grades for this assignment: an effort grade for completing the assignment on time and true to form, and an editing
grade for commenting on another essay.
• Make sure you have email addresses in advance of the weekend and send your essay early on so they have time to read it and print it out.

Suggestions:
• Think carefully about the categories you choose to help with direct comparisons.
• Think about similarities as well as differences.
• Consider using an “although” thesis.
• Use specific evidence where possible
• Analyze the evidence. (analytical glue!)
• Be wary of broad generalizations that are not constrained by specific time frames.
• Think about global context.

Question:

Compare and contrast the goals and outcome of the revolutionary process in TWO of the following countries beginning with the dates specified.

Mexico 1910
China 1911
Russia 1917
AP World History UNIT FIVE: 1914-Present Homework Sheet #11

CCOT Essay Question


Procedure:
• Choose a time before Thursday May 6th to spend 40 minutes planning and writing this essay.
• Write for only 40 minutes, without notes.
• Do not prepare for it by rereading materials.
• This essay is for your benefit—and will be graded for your efforts not for perfection. When you are done, email it to one of your study
group members.
• On the receiving end, print it out, use the rubric to score it and write constructive comments on the paper copy about style, content, and
form.
• You will receive two grades for this assignment: an effort grade for completing the assignment on time and true to form, and an editing
grade for commenting on another essay.
• Make sure you have email addresses in advance of the weekend and send your essay early on so they have time to read it and print it out.

Question:

Analyze major changes and continuities in the formation of national identities in ONE of the regions listed below from 1914 to present. Be sure to
include evidence from specific countries in the region selected.

Middle East
Sub-Saharan Africa
Southeast Asia