History 152: World Civilizations II
Think/Write Questions (Unit One)
Do you think that the historians interpretations or explanations of the past play a prominent role in understanding history?
Do you think that historical trade routes are important to present day national identities?
Which do you think best explains the decline of China and the rise of Europe in the 15th century? Was it philosophical, motivational, or political?
Do you think the reason European nations competed for world trade was primarily economic, political, or religious in nature?