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Assignment Overview

You will be given a topic to research.  You will be responsible for an annotated bibliography of at least 3 sources and ten note cards of important facts about your topic that you will share with the class.

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Topics for Ms. Gray

  1. Anglo-Afghan Wars in the 1800-1900s                            
  2. Afghanistan War 1979-1989
  3. History of British involvement in Afghanistan
  4. History of Russian involvement in Afghanistan
  5. History of American involvement in Afghanistan
  6. Pashtun ethnic group
  7. Hazara ethnic group
  8. Kabul
  9. Taliban

Topics for Ms. Case

  1. Ethnic/Tribal groups of Afghanistan – i.e. Pashtuns, Hazaras, etc. Discuss the differences and/or conflicts between racial groups.
  1. Religious groups in Afghanistan – i.e. Shi’a, Sunni, etc. Discuss the differences and/or conflicts between the major religions, and the beliefs of each.
  1. Political history of Afghanistan from 1960 to 1979.
  1. Soviet invasion of Afghanistan – causes, effects, purpose.
  1. Taliban rule – what is the Taliban?  Leaders, policies, reign, purpose.
  1. The story and history of the Shahnameh, with particular emphasis on the story of Rostam and Sohrab.
  1. Customs, courtesies, and lifestyles in modern Afghanistan.
  1. The rights and roles of women in Afghanistan before Taliban Rule.
  1. The rights and roles of women in Afghanistan during Taliban rule.
     
  2. Cultural tradition of kite flying/fighting (Gudiparan bazi) and Buzkashi in Afghanistan.
  1. Trade (major imports/exports), industry, economy, and geography of Afghanistan.
     
  2. U.S. involvement in Afghanistan, both historical and current.                                                                    
  3. Current events relating to Afghanistan:  1999 to present day.

 

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