Unit-9: Globalization (8 to 10%) [AP (Advanced Placement) World History]: Questions 1 - 5 of 5

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Question 1

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Discuss the Post-Revisionist Theory. Advance an argument that estimates the degree to which the interpretation made by the “revisionist” put forward a critical examination of its own.

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  • The interpretation made by the “revisionist” had put forward a critical examination of its own. Later a third view, known as the post-revisionist interpretation was put forward by some American historians and this became popular in the 1980s.
  • They had the benefit of being able to look at lots of new documents and visit archives which had not been op…

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Question 2

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Discuss the various theories of cold war.

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  • As quickly as the term “Cold War” gained popularity to refer to post-war anxieties between the Soviet Union and the United States, inferring the origins and course of the war became a source of active controversy among political scientists, historians, and journalists. In specific, historians had sharp differences as to who was liable for the deter…

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Question 3

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Discuss the key argument given by the Revisionist Theory and also examine the statement that the U. S. involvement in Vietnam in the 1960s disillusioned many historians with the premise of “containment” , and thus with the assumptions of the “orthodox” approach to understanding the Cold War.

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  • The U. S. involvement in Vietnam in the 1960s disillusioned many historians with the premise of “containment” , and thus with the assumptions of the “orthodox” approach to understanding the Cold War. “Revisionist” accounts emerged in the wake of the Vietnam War, in the context of a larger rethinking of the role of U. S in international affairs, whi…

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Question 4

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Examine the influence of technological innovations since 1750 C. E on the lives of women in one of the given nations-

(1) Japan

(2) India

(3) Brazil

(4) England

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  • The paradigm is essential that while a nation is an agrarian society, women were hardly needed in the wage-paying workforce, so women were tenders of the home and children and related chores.
  • However, when society undergoes industrialization, women have an opportunity to work in these factories (and were often especially chosen) and thus joined the …

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Question 5

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Discuss inter-war diplomacy (1918 - 1941) .

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  • During the inter-war period, with limited trade and diplomatic relations an ambience of intense mistrust was bought about. Memories of US efforts to crush Bolshevism between 1918 and 1920, and Russia՚s efforts to spread communism beyond its borders, further aggravated the tensions. The US rejected to acknowledge the Soviet Union till 1933. After wi…

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