You will need to participate in one discussion this week. Select the button below to access the thread. When posting, keep the following in mind:
Your task for this week’s discussion is to watch the videos and read the required resources. You must then respond to ONE of the questions. This is called your INITIAL POST. Select the button to post your Initial Post. Your Initial Post is due by the fourth day of the academic week at 11:59 pm ET. Your Initial Post is worth 30 points and should be 250 words in length, which is equal to about 1 page of double-spaced writing in Arial, Calibri, or Times New Roman 12 point font in a Word document.
You must then read your classmates’ Initial Posts. After you have read their Initial Posts, you must respond to TWO of your classmates by the last day of the academic week at 11:59 pm ET. These are called your PEER RESPONSES. Each Peer Response is worth 10 points and should be 100 words in length, which is equal to about 0.4 page of double-spaced writing in Arial, Calibri, or Times New Roman 12 point font in a Word document.
Respond to one question below by the fourth day of the academic week at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time. Respond to two student posts by the last day of the academic week at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time. Read the discussion guidelines for further details.
Discuss the importance of river valleys in the development of Chinese and Indian civilizations. Do you see any similarities between these civilizations and Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt? Why or why not?
Explain how family and the caste system influenced the development of civilization in China and India.
Describe the early religions and beliefs of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. How did they influence India and China? How did they change over time?
Discuss why the Qin Dynasty is so important to the history of China.
Describe the rise of China under the Han, Tang, and Song dynasties. Discuss how each influenced China’s subsequent development during this period.
Explain how China, Korea, and Japan influenced each other. https://leocontent.umgc.edu/content/umuc/tus/hist/… https://leocontent.umgc.edu/content/umuc/tus/hist/…
Requirements: 1 page per