You're busy. And you have to get ready for your History 152 Debate assignment. Before you research anything, take a few minutes to figure out what it is you'll need to know.
Qing Dynasty in China
The British colonization of India
The Meiji Restoration in Japan
The Ottoman Empire and the Tanzimat
The students will work in groups to represent a specific society. They will explain the crises their society faced, how they responded, and discuss whether or not the crisis and responses amounted to a "revolution."