10.10

Students analyze instances of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least two of the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico and other parts of Latin America, and China.

Rwandan Genocide

How have nations struggled in similar and different ways to achieve economic, political, and social stability? Download Primary Source Set: Rwandan Genocide

The inquiry set examines the causes and effects of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and the recovery afterward with an emphasis on these significant historical factors: the history of population groups and identity in Rwanda, the colonial legacy, international involvement in genocides within nation-states, and the limits of government control and in

Sea Level Rises Tuvalu

How have nations struggled in similar and different ways to achieve economic, political, and social stability? Download Primary Source Set: Sea Level Rises Tuvalu

This primary and secondary source set explores the problems caused by climate change through a case study of the impact of sea level rise on the Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu. The environmental effects of rising water on Tuvalu and other small Pacific Island nations are already evident.