Description 1. What is the best way to measure a nation’s present status on the world stage? 2. By that measure, where does your assigned nation rank? Explain. 3. What in history best explains the existence of that nation as a nation? 4. What best explains the rank of that nation among other nations? 5. In the final analysis, how well or poorly does history explain the status of nations in the world system? This will be your stated position. It should appear at the beginning and end of the paper, and it should be supported throughout.