HST 103: Review essay questions
- Discuss the reasons for the European industrial revolution in the 18th & 19th centuries.
What do you consider to have been the negative impact of industrialization? Use
specific examples in your response.
- Define colonialism. Examine the motives for colonialism in the late 19th century. You
must use substantive examples to support your arguments.
- Comment on the various factors which led to World War I. Be sure to use substantive
historical data to support your arguments.
- Define imperialism. Explain the reasons and how the US emerged as a major imperial
nation in the late 19th century. What do consider to be the most enduring legacy of US