Analyze how Mughal and European rulers responded to religious diversity in their realms. How did each seek to resolve the problems posed by religious pluralism? What were the consequences of each type of response?
Describe the colonial empires that emerged in North America and the Caribbean between 1600 and 1750. How did the specific environmental settings and resources of a colony shape its development? What other factors influenced colonial development, and how?
Compare and contrast the evolution of the English state and its policies with the evolution of the Russian state and its policies during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. How were they similar and how did they differ, and why?