DOCUMENT-BASED ESSAY QUESTION
This question is based on the accompanying documents (1-7). The question is
designed to test your ability to work with historical documents. Some of the documents
have been edited for the purposes of the question. As you analyze the documents, take into
account both the source of each document and any point of view that may be presented in
Te success of industrialization has led to environmental problems throughout the world.
As the 21st century begins, many nations are trying to deal with the environmental effects
Using information from the documents and your knowledge of global history and
geography, answer the questions that follow each document in Part A. Your answers to
the questions will help you write the Part B essay, in which you will be asked to:
Reproduced from the June 2001 Global History and Geography Regents Exam
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Discuss the problems that industrialization has caused in the nations of the
Explain how nations are responding to the problems created by
: The rubric (scoring criteria) for this essay appears on the next page.