First Essay Prompts Final - First Essay Prompts Choose one of the following questions for your three page paper These questions are best answered by

First Essay Prompts Final - First Essay Prompts Choose one...

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First Essay Prompts. Choose one of the following questions for your three page paper. These questions are best answered by using three to four sources across multiple weeks. Some of the questions reflect material from the third week of class, which we have not yet covered. The paper is due in class Monday, April 20 th . 1. What is a nation? How does one recognize it? What is the difference between a nation and a nation-state? 2. What are interests? Can one work in their own best interests without working against the interest of another? 3. Based on the works of Marx, Hastings, Macaulay, and Nehru, how did Europeans construct Indian people as “the other?” What differences did Europeans employ to construct India and its people as exotic and inferior? Did they also see positive aspects of Indian culture? 4. Compare and contrast the Haitian Revolution and the Industrial Revolution. Why is the word revolution used to describe them both? Are they the same thing? 5. What do we mean by the “conquest of knowledge” when we speak the effects of
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