What Are The Causes And Consequences Of The Green Revolution Dbq

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Tips for how to write a DBQ 1. Read and understand your prompt: Using the following documents, analyze the causes and consequences of the Green Revolution in the period from 1945 to the present. Use the documents to explain the causes and consequences of the Green Revolution. Please do not be nervous if you do not know anything about the topic. It is your ability to read, think, organize your thoughts, and write what you think that is being assessed. 2. Read each document. Write notes on what they say, how they relate to the prompt, and how they relate to or contradict other documents. If a document seems odd, read the other ones and come back to it later. It should make more sense once you have read all of them 3. Group your documents. If you have too many groups then find ways to combine them. If it seems like you have only two then try to split one into two groups. 4. Write a thesis statement that states what you will write about. No stories or fluff. Just confidently…show more content…
In Mexico, women were forced to work for free because the farmers couldn’t afford to pay wages to them and their husbands (Doc 7). The caste system in India was diminishing due to peasants rising to the middle and upper classes from increased in their food production (Doc 9). It would help to show how strong an effect this change had on Indian society if there was a newspaper article of an upper class Hindu man describing how offended he felt to have to accept people from the lower classes into his social class. Document 10 the Guatemalan National Coordinating Committee of Indigenous Peasants stated that the Green Revolution has made people lose respect for the indigenous seeds and has contaminated them. The members of the committee must also be concerned that the Green Revolution will lead Guatemalans to also lose respect of their cultural heritage. – Avery

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