Introduction to Western Civilization: Circa 1715 to the Present

Choose one of the two prompts from each of the two sections below. Submit your
two essays in one single document.

Question 1. Answer EITHER A or B with a 800 to 1000 word essay:
A) Which event had more influence in the 20th century: the Russian Revolution or
Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1920? Be sure to cite specific events in your
response.
B) Which of these two events had the most influence on the world between 1945
and 2018: World War II or decolonization? Be sure to cite specific events in your
response.

Question 2. 800 to 1000 word essay:
A) Which of these had the most influence on events in the West between 1715 and
the present: nationalism or industrialization? Begin by defining the one you
choose to emphasize and explain how it influenced events in the 19th and
20th centuries by referring to at least two events/developments in each of
those centuries.