The Modern World Evolves
Packet, Deadline Feb. 11, 125 points
What were some of the ways the social and political changes from 1850 to 1900 began to shape our modern world?
Between 1850 and 1900 many of the forces shaping our modern world began to come into power. There was science, civility, war, literature, poetry, empire building and plenty of money for those in power.
In many ways the seeds of WWI were being sown.
Students will identify and explain the causes and effects of four developing trends that shaped the 1850 - 1900 period.
You will create a short, but informative essay in response to five of the above questions. Your essays should be about 2 paragraphs in length. Be sure to provide concise clear answers to each question. You will submit your essays in printed format.
Are the answers essentially correct, but key points are missing? Is the language use correct and easy to follow?
Do the answers use generic statements without clear conclusions and are the points vague and difficult to understand? Is the language use obscure and does it contain frequent errors?
Are the answers random and vague? Does the language use containg frequent errors? Are the answers pointless statement that could be applied under any set of circumstances?