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Where did this event take place, this person lives, or this concept fi

Where did this event take place, this person lives, or this concept fi


School: Loyola University Chicago
Department: History
Course: History 101
Professor: Frank biletz
Term: Fall 2016
Cost: 50
Name: History 101 Study Guide
Description: Here are the 30 possible terms for the identifications and also the possible prompts for the 2 essays.
Uploaded: 12/12/2016
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HIST 101­ 025

Where did this event take place, this person live, or this concept first emerge?

Fall 2016

           Final Exam Study Guide

The final exam will take place on Friday, 16 December from 4:15 to 6:15 p.m.

Part One: Identifications (50%).  Please be prepared to identify the historical significance  of the following.  TEN of these items will be on the exam.

1. Marius 16. Fiefs.

2. Optimates. 17. Lay investiture conflict.

3. Second Triumvirate. 18. Harold Godwin (or Harold Godwinson).  4. Principate. 19. Thomas Becket.

5. Pharisees. 20. Cluny.

6. Essenes. 21. Pope Urban II.

7. Q (Quelle). 22. Third Crusade.

8. Council of Nicea. 23. Babylonian Captivity of the Papacy. 9. Diocletian. 24. Great Schism of the Papacy.

How did this person, group, event, institution, or concept influence both immediate historical events and longer term developments?

10. Justinian. 25. Joan of Arc.

11. Five Pillars of Islam. 26. Lorenzo Valla.

12. Hijra. 27. Christian humanism.

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14. Pippin III. 29. John Calvin.

15. Treaty of Verdun.  30. Consubstantiation.

While preparing for the ID portion of the exam, keep in mind the following basic questions: 

(1) When did this event take place, this person live, or this idea develop? Situate each term in  time as precisely as possible. Note that, in some cases, this may involve a broad range of years,  while, for others, dates should be much more specific. 

(2) Where did this event take place, this person live, or this concept first emerge? Situate each  term geographically as well as possible. Some items will have a broader geographical range than  others. 

When did this event take place, this person live, or this idea develop?

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(3) If a person, describe their status or position, and principal achievements? In the case of an  event, institution, or concept, what individual person or group of people was involved in  developing or implementing it, and what was its significance? 

(4) How did this person, group, event, institution, or concept influence both immediate historical  events and longer term developments? 


Part Two: Essay (25%).

Please be prepared to answer BOTH of the following questions.  ONE of them will appear on the exam.  

1. Discuss how the political institutions of the Roman Republic came under increasing strain  during the 2nd and 1st centuries BCE.  How did political rivalry between optimates and populares, which began with the attempted reforms of the Gracchi brothers in the late 2nd century BCE,  throw Rome into such turmoil that the Republic eventually descended during the 1st century BCE into civil war?  In your response, be sure to discuss both the first and second triumvirates,  including who belonged to each of them, and what role they played in the internal conflicts. If you want to learn more check out What is the meaning of comment ça va in english?

2. What were the primary objectives of the Crusades and to what extent were they achieved?   Why did nobles and knights from Western Europe participate in expeditions that would take  them far away from home for many years?  In what ways did the Crusades change the  relationships between Western European Christians and Eastern (Byzantine) Christians, Jews,  and Muslims?

Part Three: Essay (25%).

Please be prepared to answer BOTH of the following questions.  ONE of them will appear on the exam.

1. With reference to specific thinkers and artists, discuss the “humanism” of the Italian  Renaissance. What factors caused this cultural and intellectual movement to emerge in Italy?  In  what ways did the intellectual outlook of the thinkers and artists of the Renaissance differ from  that of the Middle Ages? What were the defining features of "civic humanism"? How did the  Christian humanism of northern Europe differ from the humanism of Italy? If you want to learn more check out What are the characteristics of the watson and crick dna structure?
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2. What longstanding problems in the church made many Christians in Germany and elsewhere  in Western Europe receptive to the new ideas of the Protestant Reformation?  With specific  reference to the emergence of Lutheranism and Calvinism, discuss the most important issues of  theology and church organization that were involved in the Reformation. 


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