World History Notes
PART II: Essay – 20% Choose to respond to any ONE of the following props. Be sure to develop your essay using concrete facts and supporting details. Begin with a strong main idea and finish with a convincing conclusion. Proofread!
A. Analyze similarities and differences in methods of political control in TWO of the following empires in the Classical period.
Han China (206 B.C.E.–220 C.E.)
Mauryan/Gupta India (320 B.C.E.–550 C.E.)
Imperial Rome (31 B.C.E.–476 C.E.)
B. Analyze the cultural and political changes and continuities in ONE of the following civilizations during the last centuries of the classical era.
Chinese (100-600 C.E.)
Roman (100–600 C.E.)
C. Analyze the similarities and differences in the influence of religion in TWO of the following civilizations: Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Incan.