Examining the historical contact conflict and/or cooperation between two civilizations over time; using historical research methods proper documentation and citations and evaluating and synthesizing material from a variety of sources.

The paper will be MLA Format and 7-8 pages. The name of the course is The World Since 1500 so the course examines world history from 1500 to 20th century. The course coversboth Western and non-Western nations and the often volatile relationship between the two over a four hundred year time period from the pre-modern world up to our current challenges and issues. Topics covered will include but are not limited to the emergence of the West and capitalism conflict with the Ottoman empire the collapse of religious conformity in the West European imperial expansion in the Americas and elsewhere the rise and fall of Spain and the struggle between Britain and France for imperial ascendancy the first successful colonial rebellion (the American Revolution) the French revolution and the emergence of the Pax Britannica the collapse of the old world order under the weight of two World Wars the Cold War.
You can choose any two civilizations as well.

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