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Unit 6: Modern World History

Lesson C: Research - Challenges of the Modern World

Activity 6: Economic Cooperation, Competition, and Globalization

historical investigation Big Question: Are economic inequalities inevitable?

Possible Subtopics:

  • Rise of BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China)
  • Rise of East Asian countries (Japan, China, South Korea)
  • Global socio-economic gap: North v. South
  • International trade agreements and organizations such as ASEAN, NAFTA, CAFTA, European Union
  • Impact of multinational corporations
  • World Bank
  • International Monetary Fund