World History Final Exam Semester 1 Essay Questions You may choose one essay from each category to write about. Your essay should be five paragraphs and well thought out and developed. Economics From ancient civilizations through the Age of Exploration, discuss the economic reasons for war. You must cite and expand upon three different factors using specific examples from this time period. Migration Waves and Cultural Development From ancient civilizations through the Age of Exploration, how have movements of people/migrations affected cultural development in different areas? You must cite and expand upon 3 different factors using specific examples with this time period. “Oppression and Resistance” From the beginnings of civilization through the Renaissance, cite three examples within that time period in which people were oppressed and resisted. For the three specific examples, be sure to include the context of that oppression (what was being done to them, how were they exploited, and/or describe their treatment). Also include their specific actions as they resisted that oppression in each scenario. Democracy Trace the development of democratic institutions from ancient times through the Renaissance. Please be sure to include at least three examples of democratic institutions and elaborate on their development. Religion From ancient civilizations to the Reformation cite 3 examples that describe conflicts that exist and come into play because of differing religious beliefs. Be sure to include examples from the settlement of villages and cities. For example: from the development and expansion of at least 3 civilizations.