Identify what you think are the three or four most important items or developments for the years covered for that time period, and explain why they were so important.
2. What common theme (or themes) do you see for that particular time period? Is this theme (or are these themes) unique to this period? What recurring principles do you see emerging that might be applicable in other periods?
3. What patterns emerge? Do the thought, art, literature, religion and music of this period have common elements or certain similarities? If so, what are they? Can you identify a unique spirit of this particular age or culture? If so, describe it as fully as possible.
4. What changes took place during this period, or from the previous period to this one, and what do you think caused those changes?
5. What do you think is the most positive and impressive achievement of this era? Do you think there is a negative development?
Identify what you think are the three or four