Multiple Choice Essay
Please answer each question in essay format. Each essay should be one page in length.
1. What is the experience of state building and territorial expansion in the nineteenth century with that of the United States? What factors drove the country’s expansion, the treatment of conquered people, and the type of national identity that emerged?
2. Define the concept of cultural modernism in the context of the late-nineteenth- and early twentieth-century challenges to the existing world view. Describe new forms of popular culture that emerged in this period and explain their significance.
3. Analyze World War One. Why did the Great War occur? Who were the Allied Powers and Central Powers? What were the consequences of the war?