2010 Global Regents Thematic Essay Locke Empiricism Essay
(Gandhi, Bolivar, Stalin, Locke, Napoleon, Hitler, Mussolini, Gutenberg, Mandela, Mao, Aristotle) Physical and Human.Choose one society before 1500 AD, and explain how it was influenced by a geographic feature.- Choose 2 defenders of human rights, explain how they defended human rights, and the extent to which they were successful.(Gandhi's civil disobedience, Mandela ends apartheid, Locke promotes life, liberty, and property rights in the Enlightenment) - Individuals who Challenged Tradition - Choose two people who challenged tradition and evaluate the success of their challenge.If they fail the exam, they must take it in again in August and they must continue to re-take it until they pass because they need the exam to receive a high school diploma.
(Roman Empire leads to fragmented Europe, execution of Louis XVI ends the monarchy and eventually leads to the Reign of Terror, fall of the Shah leads to Iranian Revolution and rise of the Ayatollah, fall of Communism creates new nations and war in Eastern Europe) who developed or modified ideas.
Explain what led to the migrations, and how each migration impacted a society and/or region.
(Urbanization in Britain during Industrial Revolution, Partition and movements to India/Pakistan, Africans going to Europe in the 20th and 21st centuries.) - Societies engage in war or imperialism to get resources.
(Gandhi and civil disobedience, Martin Luther and the Reformation, Lenin and Russian Revolution) - Leaders who brought change - Discuss how two leaders came to power, one policy or practice of each leader, and how that policy affected the people.
(Gorbachev and Glasnost/Perestroika, Napoleon's Code, William and Mary's Glorious Revolution and Bill of Rights) - Collapse of Governments.