AP World History

Students are to read “Guns, Germs, and Steel” by Jared Diamond and complete the following questionnaire:

*This assignment is due on August 15, 2020.

1. What is the significance of Jared Diamond titling his book "Guns, Germs, and Steel"?
2. After reading "Guns, Germs, and Steel", sum up the main points of this book in a thesis paragraph.
3. Separating "Guns, Germs and Steel" into 3 sections, describe the main arguments given by Jared Diamond from the 1st third, 2nd third and last third of the book. 

Students will read the article "The Worst Mistake in the History of Human Race" by Jared Diamond, (download link to the right). Students will answer the 4 questions in the introduction and define the glossary terms indicated. 

****This Summer assignment will be the TEST first grade of the 2020-21 AP World History: Modern school year.****