(1) Research the Green Revolution and the current state of agriculture in India. What were the benefits and harms that resulted from the Green Revolution? What should be done now to improve food security inthe 21stcentury,in India or elsewhere,especially considering the effects of the climate crisis?
(2)Research the early history of printing. What effects did the technology of printing from movable type have on the development of language, politics, religion and culture in Europe between 1450 and 1750?
(3)Cotton was already a global industry by 1750. What did industrial technologies do to shift the balance of power in that global system after 1750, establishingthe empire of cottonthrough the use ofwar capitalismand slavery?
1.Each essay requires a cover page with all the appropriate information, INCLUDING WORD COUNT.
(2) You must use ONE of the following styles for citing their sources and MUST IDENTIFY THE STYLE ON THE COVER PAGE: a.Chicago Manual of Style (Turabian) PREFERRED.( b).APA. (c.)MLA.
(3).Depending on the style chosen, students may use endnotes or footnotes, but must also include a bibliography at the end.
(4.)Secondary sources used must qualify as academic sources, that is, peer-reviewed journal articles, articles in an edited collection, or academic monographs. . The citing of non-academic internet sources (like Wikipedia) will not accepting .
5.Research paper MUST include a mix of sources that includes atleast one primary source; peer-reviewed articles from academic journals; and academic monographs. This should be the core of any history research essay. These core sources must be used (and cited) as well as included in the bibliography.