Theme: Conflict (Ethnic, Religious or Cultural)

Theme:  Conflict

Differences among groups have often led to conflict.

Task:

Identify two ethnic, religious, political and/or cultural conflicts and for each:
• Discuss the historical circumstanced that led to the conflict
• Analyze the effect of this conflict on the two groups involved

      You may use any individual from your study of global history.  Some suggestions that you might consider include the persecution of Christians during the Roman Empire, the Reign of Terror, the Armenian massacres, the forced famine in the Ukraine, the Holocaust, Apartheid in South Africa, the Killing Fields in Cambodia, the conflict in Northern Ireland, the Sandinistas in Nicaragua and the Tiananmen Square rebellion.

You are not limited to these suggestions.

—January 2003 Regents Exam

 

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