Big Idea and Essential Questions

Big Idea: Countries experience similar and different patterns of growth in modernization.

Essential Questions:

* Is modernization a cultural, subjective and century-centric concept?  Explain.  What makes our own culture and countries ‘modern’?
* What were the elements of modernization of Britain in the 18th and 19th centuries?
* Examine the economic, political and social aspects of modernization.  What is “modernization”?
* Is modernization a good thing? As historians, should we judge how successful a country is, by how modern it has become?
* Would you expect Asian countries to modernize like  European countries?

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