1.1.On the Brink of Revolution
You read about the various causes that lead to the Russian Revolution of 1917. Create a mythical country that is on the brink of revolution today. Write a profile of the conditions in that country that are triggering widespread social unrest.
Use the Internet to find out about more recent revolutions that have occurred in countries around the world. Look for common patterns that countries in political turmoil share. Use the following questions to help you brainstorm ideas for writing a profile of your mythical country.
- What type of government is currently in power?
- Who are the top political leaders, and what are they like?
- What grievances do the citizens have against the government?
- What is the gap between the rich and the poor?
- What revolutionary groups are forming? What are their goals and strategies?
2.In what ways are individual persons affected by the global economy and threats to the environment?
Please make sure to cite your sources when writing this assignment. Your response should not be your opinion but should be supported by relevant resources. Your response should be a well developed paragraph of a minimum of 5-7 sentences and include at least one external source.
3.Science and technology continue to bring the world new ideas and inventions. These have resulted in greater global interaction and an improved quality of life.
For this assignment, you will create a “special news report” on the latest advances in science and technology and how they currently (or are expected to) affect everyday life. Using the Internet and other resources, research current products, new technologies and new ideas. Your presentation should include enough information to cover 5 minutes worth of time.
You may submit your news report in the form of a press release, a powerpoint presentation, or even digitally record it as an audio or video file. Contact your instructor to make sure she/he can view/listen to the video/audio file format you choose to use