World History Exam 1 Study Guide
World History Exam 1 Study Guide Hist 102-004
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Exam 1 study guide The exam is composed of 10 multiple choice questions and an essay In-class quiz questions and answers 1. Describing the current era since the Industrial revolution as the Anthropocene Era (or the Age of Man) refers to: The lasting impact of human activity of the planet 2. Which of the following has contributed to the environment changes of the twentieth century? The explosive increase in the world population New sources of fossil fuel Astronomic increase in the production of goods. ALL OF THE ABOVE 3. Which of the follow was a more central issue in environmental movements in developing countries than those in the industrial West? Securing food supplies, health, and basic survival 4. Which of the following is NOT true of the Chinese Empire in the 1400s? The Chinese Empire was highly advanced in terms of learning and architecture 5. Which of the following is a true statement: During the 1400s, Europe was a fragmented and divided continent During the 1400s, Europe underwent a cultural Renaissance During the 1400s, Europeans launched their first maritime expeditions ALL OF THE ABOVE 6. As we discussed in class, the US exercises two kinds of power in the global arena. What are the two kinds and give an example of both Soft power- like our cultural and social influence on the globe practically everywhere Hard power- economic control and advanced military 7. Which of the following statement is not true about the globalization of the world economy? World trade skyrocketed from $57 billion in 1947 to $16 trillion in 2009 Money has become increasingly mobile through direct international investments and international credit card usage Transnational Corporations have become particularly prominent economic actors on the global stage ALL OF THE ABOVE ARE TRUE 8. Which of the following represents a pattern of global migration since the 1960s? The movement of people from developing countries to the industrialized world 9. Which of the following ARE true about global trade? The globalization of the economy has led to the most remarkable spurt of economic growth in world history Because all countries participate in one global marker, economic problems in one country are not easily contained The wealth generated by economic globalization has been unevenly distributed between and developed and under developed countries ALL OF THE ABOVE ARE TRUE 10.Which of the following best describes the position of the Europeans in the Indian Ocean trade? The Europeans were just one of many groups that traded in the Indian ocean 11.Which European country was the first to dominate trade in the Indian Ocean? Portugal 12.State two reasons why Portuguese and Spanish were more racially mixed than British colonies The Spanish married many native women because only men came over on the voyage and men being men, wanted women The British came over in families and set up private farms for their family. Therefor there was no need to interact with native women b/c men had their wives and there was no need for forced labor because families worked on their private sustenance farms 13.Which describes the role Europeans played in the economy of the early modern ear? They were essentially middlemen funneling American silver to Asia 14.Which of the following statements is true of the West African slave trade? European merchants waited on board their ships of in fortified port cities to purchase slaves from African merchants and elites 15.Which of the following distinguished the Atlantic slave trade in the Americas from past instances of slavery in world history? Slave status was associated with race. Essay questions Did the Atlantic slave trade OR the global trade in silver more dramatically alter the dynamics of global trade in the early modern era? Compare the Native Americans' experiences with the experiences of the Africans in the early modern era and make an argument as to which is these groups was affected MOST DRAMATICALLY by European colonization and trade. Be sure to consider both social and economic factors in your essay
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