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Comparison & Analyses For each of the following topics, create an outline. These outlines will be judged on the following criteria: Content: Outline content should be relevant to the time period Format: Strict outline format should be followed o This format will be described in class o Typing of outlines is encouraged but not necessary o Neatness is essential o These outlines will be used to study for the exam 10,000 BCE – 600 CE 1. Compare major religious and philosophical systems including some underlying similarities in cementing a social hierarchy, e.g., Hinduism contrasted with Confucianism. 2. Compare the role of women in different belief systems – Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, and Hinduism 3. Compare collapse of empires in Western Europe than it was in the eastern Mediterranean or in China. Understand how and why the collapse of empire was more severe in West versus East. 4. Describe interregional trading systems e.g. Indian Ocean trade (Compare to another system) 5. Compare the caste system to other systems of social inequality devised by early and Classical civilizations, including slavery. 6. Compare the societies: Civilizations versus pastoral/nomadic societies. 7. Compare the development of traditions and institutions in major civilizations, e.g., Indian, Chinese, and Greek 8. Compare the political and social structures of two early civilizations, using any two of the following: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley, Shang dynasty, and Mesoamerica and the Andean South America 600 CE – 1450CE 9. Compare the role and function of cities in major societies 10. Compare and analyze gender systems and changes, such as the effects of Islam and one other civilization/structure. 11. Compare and Contrast interactions and characteristics in the time period between Jews, Christians, and Muslims 12. Compare the developments in political and social institutions in both eastern and western Europe. 13. Compare Japanese and European feudalism 14. Compare European and sub-Saharan African contacts with the Islamic world. 15. Analyze the Chinese Meritocracy (Civil Service Exam) to a traditional aristocracy. 1450 CE – 1750CE 16. Compare colonial administrations 17. Compare coercive labor systems: slavery and other coercive labor systems in the Americas 18. Compare and Contrast the the development of empires (i.e., general empire building in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas) 19. Analyze imperial systems: a European seaborne empire compared with a land-based Asian empire 20. Compare, contrast, and analyze Russia’s interaction with two of the following (Ottoman Empire, China, western Europe, and eastern Europe) 21. Compare Mesoamerican and Andean systems of economic exchange. 1750 - 1914 22. Compare the causes and early phases of the Industrial Revolution in Western Europe and Japan. 23. Compare the Haitian and French Revolutions 24. Compare reaction to foreign interference in the Ottoman Empire, China, India, Southeast Asia, and Japan. 25. Compare nationalism in the following pairs: China and Japan, Egypt and Italy, Pan Africanism and the Indian National Congress 26. Compare, contrast, and explain forms of Western intervention in Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia 27. Compare roles & conditions of elite women in Latin America w/ those in Western Europe before 1850. 1914 – Present 28. Compare patterns and results of decolonization in Africa and India 29. Pick 2 revolutions (Russian, Chinese, Cuban, Iranian) & compare effects on roles of women 30. Compare the effects of the World Wars on areas outside of Europe 31. Compare legacies of colonialism and patterns of economic development in two of three areas (Africa, Asia, and Latin America) 32. Analyze nationalist ideologies and movements in contrasting European and colonial environments 33. Compare the different types of independence struggles 34. Examine global interactions in cultural arenas (e.g., reggae, art, sports) 35. Analyze the global effects of the Western Consumer Society 36. Compare the major forms of twentieth-century warfare 37. Assess different proposals (or models) for economic growth in the developing world and the social and political consequences.