This is the second edition of the popular supplement to global history courses. It focuses on 23 events in world history that provoke a wealth of challenging questions.
Among the topics:
Byzantine Empire Under Justinian
Causes of the French Revolution
World War Two: The Road to War
...and 19 more. Each topic is followed by short excerpts from relevant documents and descriptive passages. Students then respond in writing, as they critique aspects of the fall of Rome, classical Islam’s contributions to science, trade routes in the Ming dynasty, imperialism in Africa, and many more topics.
Document-Based Assessment for Global History covers the breadth of world history, from ancient civilizations to contemporary issues in human rights. Maps and photos throughout highlight key points. Material includes guidelines for students, answer prompts, and a scoring rubric.