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Midterm Study Guide

by: Elizabeth Swanson

Midterm Study Guide 12590

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These notes cover what is going to be on the Midterm, from Galileo, to the African Slave Trade, to the Ottoman Empire, to the American and Haitian colonies, to European Empires, to Asian Empires, a...
The Modern World
Kara Barr
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history, midterm, galileo, ottoman empire, Safavid Empire, American Colonies, Haitian Colonies, colonies, Colony, american revolution, industrial revolution, enlightenment, Asian Empires, European Empires, Empires, Japan, China
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This 6 page Study Guide was uploaded by Elizabeth Swanson on Tuesday February 23, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to 12590 at Bowling Green State University taught by Kara Barr in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 31 views. For similar materials see The Modern World in History at Bowling Green State University.


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Date Created: 02/23/16
Key T erms/Review Questions for Matching and Multiple Choice Feudalism/Feudal System Definition: _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What French territories did the British control? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What caused the Anglo-French Wars? What was the results and who won? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Who is Martin Luther? (Also in ID section) _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What was the African Slave Trade? Who was involved? Who sold, and who bought, and what was being sold/bought? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What was the Atlantic World? Where was it involved (What countries/continents)? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What was the Columbia Exchange? What was traded between who? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Why would the conquest of Constantinople be important? And who conquered Constantinople? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Who were the Sunni and who were the Shi’a? What were the differences between these two groups? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What religious diversity was in the Ottoman Empire? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What was the Devshirme? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ How did the Ottoman Empire become founded? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What were the major features of the Safavid Empire? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Who is Akbar? And what religious diversity was there in the Mughal Empire? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What is Confucianism, and why is it important in Asia? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What is Shintoism, and why is it important in Asia? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Why is Galileo important? What did he do? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What were the types of expansion that the Russians used? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What role did the Russian serfs have? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Why was Ivan the Terrible named this title? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Why was Ivan the Great named this title? Did he like Westernization or hate it? How can you tell? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Who was Catherine the Great? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What is the differences and similarities between the Chinese and Japanese cultures? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What was the Tokugawa Shogunate? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ How was Christianity treated in Japan? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ How was Buddhism treated in Japan and China? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What is the definition and significance of the Little Ice Age? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What is Samurai culture? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What were the causes of the American Revolution? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What were the outcomes of the Haitian Revolution? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What were the causes of the Industrial Revolution in Europe? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What were the causes and characteristics of the Enlightenment? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Who is John Locke? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Who is Jean Jacques Rousseau? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Who is Machiavelli, and what significance does his writing, The Prince, have? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What was John Barbot’s description of the African Slave Trdae? Was it positive or negative? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What was Olaudah Equiano’s description of the Middle Passage? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What were the Turkish Letters? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ What experiences did the English factory workers have to endure? _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Identification Questions/The Essay Section Answer Who/What, When, Where, and Why is this significant? It helps if you write these questions out on the top of the page to make sure you answer all of these questions in your answer for full credit. Your answer should be a full paragraph (5-7 sentences) describing the IDs you chose. You will have to describe 5 of the following (Only 8 will be on the actual exam, so make sure you know more than 5 in case those 5 are not available). Feudalism Martin Luther Galileo The Columbia Exchange Encomienda Colonial Sugar The African Slave John Barbot Plantations Trade Osman Conquest of “The Turkish Devshirme Constantinople Letters” “Sultanate of Shi’a Islam Akbar Confucianism Women” The Little Ice Age The Qing Dynasty Samurai Warriors Tokugawa Shogunate


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