Practice Thematic Essay #5: Write a response to the following task. Your essay must include an introduction, several paragraphs addressing the task, and a conclusion. Your essay must be handwritten on loose leaf paper.
Theme: Economic Systems
Societies have developed different economic systems for many reasons. Some of these economic systems include manorialism, capitalism, and communism.
Task: Identify one society and one economic system that has been used or is being used in that society and
• Discuss the historical circumstances surrounding the development of that economic system
• Describe two features of the economic system
• Evaluate the impact the economic system had on this society during a specific historical period
You may use any society from your study of global history. Some suggestions you might wish to consider include western Europe during the Middle Ages, western Europe during the Industrial Revolution, the Soviet Union between 1917 and 1990, Japan after World War II, China since 1949, and Cuba since 1959.
You are not limited to these suggestions.
Do not use the United States as the example of a society in your answer.