AP World History Summer Work

AP World History Summer Assignment

  • All following items must be completed.
  • The paper must be submitted using TurnItIn.com – I will give you the class information on the first day of class.
  • Do not plagiarize. This includes copying info from other students or the internet. If you plagiarize, you have then earned a ZERO on this assignment.
  • Your reading: A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage (ISBN 0802715524)

Read the following and complete the appropriate prompt below.

In regards to the questions regarding the “legitimacy” of the book The History of the World in Six Glasses. You are to construct an argument for why you feel the book is a  valid way of examining world history. This conclusion should be your guiding thesis for your work.

The History of the World In Six Glasses

·        Describe the basic premise of the book.

·        Which of the described beverages has had the least profound impact upon world history? Use specific examples from the book:

·        Which of the described beverages has had the most profound impact upon world history? Use specific examples from the book:

·        If you had to pick a new beverage or consumable item that is impacting the world today, what would it be? Why

·        What do you think of the book overall? Did you like it? Why or why not?

Your answers must be typed in essay form.

Do not plagiarize. This includes copying info from other students or the internet. If you plagiarize, you have then earned a ZERO and you may have eliminated your chance of earning an “A” in this class.

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