Education: Document Showcase:

Tourism in New York

Part B: Essay Topics

Essay 1


Using information and evidence from all of the documents to support your thinking, and using your own knowledge of history, write an essay that describes how tourism and vacation travel have changed since the 19th century.  What factors have led to those changes?  In what ways is tourism and vacation travel the same?  Your essay should be well organized and should include an introduction, at least three paragraphs, and a conclusion. 

Essay 2


Using information and evidence from all of the documents to support your thinking, and using your own knowledge of history, write an essay describing how the five themes of geography [http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/18/g35/geofeatures.html ] have impacted tourism and vacation travel.  Your essay should be well organized and should include an introduction, at least three paragraphs, and a conclusion. 

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