World History to 1500
World History to 1500 HIS 1305
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Baylor University Dr Hamilton History 1305 Fall 2009 World History to 1500 Study Guide for Second Hour Exam Format This exam will be divided into two sections Part one will consist of identi cations You will be given a choice of 58 terms from which you must choose 3 to identify being sure to note the signi cance of each Each ID is worth 15 points 45 This section of the test should take about 20 minutes to complete Part two will consist of an essay You will be given a choice of three questions from which you must select one 1 Your essay should contain a clearly stated thesis and your generalizations throughout the essay should be supported by as many speci c details as possible This section of the test will be worth 55 points and should take about 30 minutes to complete Coverage You are responsible for chapters 10 14 in Bentley Although you will not be directly tested on The Last Days of Socrates examples drawn from this would greatly strengthen essay answers on certain topics Useful Terms Minoan Mycenaean Polis Philip II of Macedon League of Corinth Alexandria Pericles Thermopylae Plato Stoicism Hannibal Tiberius Gracchus Julius Caesar Augustus Mithraism Five Good Emperors Manichaeism Diocletian Constantine St Augustine Pax Romana Zhang Qian Gregory the Wonderworker Manichaeism Caesaropapism Justinian Iconoclasm Muhammad hadz39th Quran Five Pillars of Islam Shia Food for Thought What are the essential features of a Greek poll39s and why is this considered the quintessential Greek institution Does Alexander deserve the title Great Discuss the transformation of Rome from a small citystate into a major empire Describe the factors that facilitated or hindered the growth of Christianity in the Roman world Discuss how Augustus transformed the political system of the Roman Republic into an empire How did the Silk Road function as a mechanism for the transmission of commerce ideas and disease Evaluate the accomplishments of Justinian and their longterm impact Discuss the life of Muhammad and the basic tenets of Islam Discuss the development and spread of Islamic civilization after the death of Muhammad Baylor University Dr Hamilton History 1305 Fall 2009 World History to 1500 Study Guide for First Hour Exam Format The exam will be divided into two sections Part one will consist of identi cations You will be given 58 terms from which to choose 3 to identify Your identi cation should cover basic factual information who what where when but should also clearly emphasize the signi cance of the individual event place etc being identi ed Each ID will be worth 15 points making this section worth 45 points This section of the test should take about 20 minutes to complete Part two will consist of an essay You will be given a choice of three or four questions from which you must select one Your essay should contain a clearly stated thesis and your generalizations throughout the essay should be supported by as many speci c details as possible This section of the test will also be worth 55 points and should take about 30 minutes to complete Coverage You are responsible for chapters 19 of Bentley Traditions and Encounters Although you will not be directly tested on the The Epic of Gilgamesh or The Ramayana examples drawn from those texts as appropriate would greatly strengthen essay answers Food for Thought Consider the ways both positive and negative in which early civilizations are shaped by and respond to environmental and geographical features How are women s roles impacted by civilization and urbanization Is there much variation from one early civilization to another in the ways women are treated Consider the role that gods andor religion play in early civilizations noting similarities and differences among various societies How does technological change impact social and political change in early civilizations Consider the history of the Hebrews in the context of other contemporary Near Eastern peoples Discuss the importance of the Achemenid dynasty is setting a pattern for Persian civilization that would be adopted by subsequent dynasties How do competing philosophies in China contribute both to the formation of a single state and to the conduct of individual life Useful Terms Neolithic Hammurabi Osiris Bantu Upanishads Oracle Bones Teotihuacan Darius I Sima Qian Daodejmg Han Wudi Chandragupta II Mesopotamia Cuneiform Nubia Harrapa Mandate of Heaven Olmecs ChaVin Cult Zoroastrianism Kong Fuzi Zhuangzi Chandragupta Maurya Vardhamana MahaVira Sargon Harkhuf Hieroglyphic Caste System Shang Dynasty Maya Calendar Cyrus the Great Sasanids Xunzi Qin Shihuangdi Ashoka Siddartha Gautama
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