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(The objective of this question is to consider by way of primary sources, the issues and problems associated with the independence of India from the late nineteenth century through independence.)

Based on AO 96 describe Gandhii??s case for Home Rule in India.

Is there any connection or similarities to the earlier nineteenth-century call for expelling the British in AO 73?

Conclude by considering whether the debate in the British House of Commons for letting India go (AO 105) foreshadows any of the problems outlined by Jawaharlal Nehru (AO 107) in Indiai??s early period of independence.

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(The objective of this question is to critically evaluate ideological development over time.)

Drawing on the documents used for the Enlightenment and the French Revolution, argue that the Liberal perspective enunciated in the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen is a direct consequence of (or is directly related to) the political and religious transformations of sixteenth century Europe.

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(The objective of this question is to describe historical conditions based on primary accounts and connect them to a contemporary ideological principle.)

The Industrial Revolution was an unprecedented period of dramatic social change. Drawing on class discussion and, specifically, documents in AO Multiple Voices IV describe condition of the working and middle classes in nineteenth century Europe.

Then, drawing on the principles of Darwinism (AO 55) justify the conditions described above.

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Write an essay that
Has a relevant thesis and supports that thesis with evidence from the documents.
Uses a majority of the documents.
Fully addresses the question.
Uses the documents to support your argument.
Considers the authorsi?? points of view (i.e. biases) when appropriate.

Refer to relevant historical information not mentioned in the documents where appropriate. This essay question is not meant to be philosophical but practical. You must draw on specific historic and contemporary examples to successfully answer it.

In this last third of the semester our focus has been the 20th century. This time has seen a series of violent episodes, including (but not limited to) World War II and the Holocaust, the Cold War crises in Hungary (1956), Prague (1968), Berlin, the disintegration of Yugoslavia (1990s) and the new threat of terrorism today.

Essay: By using specific examples, show how the violence was originally connected to ideology (or ideologies) and is now focused on culture. With this in mind, argue whether or not the end of the Cold War and Europei??s cultural dominance has resulted in what Huntington calls a i??Clash of Civilizations.i??