Instructions
*Select ONE of the topics below and research in 5 pages, plus a work cited page*

Option 1:
-Why did Islam develop along trade routes in Africa and Asia?
Please include why Islam was successful in uniting Central Asia, when every other culture and conquering force failed. Recommended book: – Cook Michael; A brief History of the Human Race. W.W. Norton & Company, NY, 2003 (Chapter 12 Page 267- 294)

Option 2:
– Is Haiti’s poverty today a result of European and American imperialism?
Are they being punished for their Revolution?
Recommended book: – Jared Diamond Collapse, Penguin books, NY, 1999 (Pages 331- 345) – C.L.R. James, The Black Jacobins, Vintage books Random house, NY, 1963

Option 3:
– What led to the fall of China’s Last Dynasty?

Islam develop along trade routes in Africa and Asia