Students will also prepare a report from Wisner et al., Discovering the Global Past. This will consist of a minimum of five (5) pages and examine documents from one of the chapters in Discovering the Global Past. Students will select document several documents from a chapter and read the Problem, the Background, the Method and sections of each chapter. Based on these materials students will use the Questions to Consider section to prepare their short paper. It is important to read the epilogue section as well. Students may choose documents from the following chapters: One, Four, Five, Six, Eight, Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen and Fifteen. We will also discuss this assignment to make sure students understand the assignment. The paper is worth 20% of the final grade.
Extra-credit may be earned by completing a second and third papers from Discovering the Global Past.