THEMATIC ESSAY QUESTION
Directions: Write a well-
organized essay that includes an introduction, several
paragraphs addressing the task below, and a conclusion.
You may use any example from your study of global history. Some suggestions
that you may wish to consider include: Neolithic Revolution, French Revolution, Latin
American Revolutions, Industrial Revolution, Scientific Revolution, Russian Revolution,
or Chinese Communist Revolution. You are not limited to these choices.
You are not limited to these suggestions.
Adapted from materials provided by the New York State Department of Education
Permission to use this resource is granted only for educational, non-profit use.
Throughout global history, there have been major political, social,
economic, cultural, and technological revolutions. These revolutions
have a variety of complex causes, and often have a great impact on the
lives of the people involved.
Define the term revolution
Select a specific revolution that you have studied and describe three
of the factors that helped bring about that particular revolution.
Identify and discuss one immediate effect and
one long-term effect
of this revolution on the lives of the people involved.
: The rubric (scoring criteria) for this essay appears on the next page.