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History I I l2 Study Guide for Final Exam The final exam will cover Chapters 27 and 2935 in the textbook the sources assigned to you from your reader World Civilizations Pang Mei Natasha Chang s Bound Feet and Western Dress the video on the Scramble for Africa This Magnificant African Cake the video excerpt shown in class on the battle of Verdun in WWI the video Red Flag covering Soviet history from the Revolutions of 97 to I939 It will consist of map questions term identification a takehome essay on your assigned documentary and visual sources and one inclass essay I Map Questions You will be asked to identify specific geographical locations labeled on a blank map of the world of Africa and of Europe I will give you descriptions of the locations labeled on the maps and you will match the letter on the map to the descriptions given I will select from the list that is posted on the history department website To access the list which is a link on the syllabus go to the history department website click on faculty and staff then scroll down and click on my name and picture then click on syllabi then click on History I I I2 Fall 2007 then go to the readings list the link for the term and geographic location list for Chapters 2735 can be found just before the readings list ll Term Identification The terms will be chosen from the list that is posted on the history department website as well as terms that have been written on the board in class To access the list which is a link on the syllabus go to the history department website click on faculty and staff then scroll down and click on my name and picture then click on syllabi then click on History I I I2 Fall 2007 then go to the readings list the link for the term and geographic location list for Chapters 2735 can be found just before the readings list Be able to define the term give an approximate date and explain the significance of the term its historical impact what this event or concept reveals to us about historical development Your answers to all questions should be drawn from the textbook your World Civilizations reader and class notes GIVE APPROXIMATE DATES FOR THE TERMS TURN OVER FOR ESSAY QUESTIONS III Essay Questions There will be two parts You will do a takehome essay you will receive a separate handout for which you may use your documents reader and your textbook though you must cite information that you use from these sources On the day of the exam you will do an inclass essay The takehome essay must be typed TAKEHOME ESSAY DUE THURSDAY DECEMBER I3 AT THE BEGINNING OF THE FINAL EXAM The minimum length for each is three pages Each essay should present a concrete thesis statement which clearly establishes your main argument Substantiate your points with specific examples and facts Organize your essays with an introduction body and conclusion In the body you develop your argument and provide concrete facts and examples to substantiate and illustrate it Where appropriate you should cite specific evidence from the textbook from your supplemental readings from class notes and videos and from the assigned documents IT IS IMPORTANT TO GIVE CONCRETE FACTS AND EXAMPLES TO BACK UP YOUR MAIN POINTS WHERE APPROPRIATE MAKE REFERENCE TO SPECIFIC DOCUMENTS from your textbook and from the World Civilizations reader The more references you have to speci c examples and evidence the more points you will receive Of the following questions three will appear on the exam and you will choose one of them Try to work out potential answers to all ofthem for those not chosen to appear as essays can help you prepare for the other sections of the exam Compare and contrast the struggle for national identity modernization and independence from the West in China Japan and Africa between I900 and I970 How do the two world wars involve and affect each of these regions How do each struggle with trying to reconcile modernity and tradition Give specific examples 2 Comparecontrast the meaning of nationalism communism and fascism How have each of these belief systems affected world history in the l9th and 20th centuries Give concrete examples What are the commonalities and differences among these concepts both in theory and in practice Are these concepts opposed to each other in theory or in practice 3 Compare and contrast World War and World War II in terms of the origins the nature and size of the con ict strategies and technologies of war the impact on civilians families and women an consequences What argument can be made for the assertion that WWll marked a more fundamental turning point a break from the past than WWI Do you agree with this argument 4 Explain the links between each of the following movements and events How does one lead to or affect the other Which of these movements or events has had the greatest impact upon modern world history Why Industrial RevolutionlmperialismWorld War lrise of fascismWorld War llCold War 5 Discuss the origins of the Cold War What were the fundamental differences between the Soviet Union and the United States What role did ideology play in the Cold War How did World War II set the stage for the Cold War What do you think was the greatest legacy and impact of the Cold War History 1 1 12 Study Guide for Midterm Exam The midterm exam will cover Chapters 20726 in the textbook the documents assigned to you from your reader Wurld Civilizatiun for each of these chapters Olaudah Equianols The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings and the video shown in class Caravan uquId It will consist of map questions term identification a takerhome essay and one iniclass essay 1 Map Questions There will be questions asking you both to label specific locations on a blank map and to identify locations already marked on a blank map There will be at least five locations for you to plot and five locations already marked with letters and you will match the letter to a description of the location I will select locations from the list that is posted on the history department website To access the list which is a link on the syllabus go to the history department website wwwwestgaedu Nhistoryd click on faculty and staff then scroll down and click on my name and picture then click on syllabi then click on History 1112 Fall 2007 then go to the readings schedulequot the link for the term and geographic location list for Chapters 2026 can be found just before the readings schedule 11 Term Identi cation On the exam there will be a list of terms You will choose three of the terms to define who what where and explain its historical significance its impact what this event or concept reveals to us about historical development why this particular person concept event movement or state is important for world history The terms will be drawn from the list that is posted on the history department website as well as terms that have been written on the board or discussed in class To access the list follow the steps given above Be able to give an approximate date for the term the more concise and accurate the more points you will receive Try to determine what is most signi cant about the term Your answers to all questions should be drawn from multiple sourcesiiclass notes the textbook your document reader Equianols autobiography and the video shown in class Your answers should be at least one paragraph in length Do not write more than one paragraph and do not spend more time on the terms than on the essayl III Essay Questions There will be two parts You will do a takeihome essay see separate handout for which you may use your documents reader and your textbook though you must cite information that you use from these sources The takehome essay must be typed and is due at the beginning of class on Thursday October 4 On the day of the exam you will do an iniclass essay this one will be closedrbook The minimum length for each is three pages You are expected to write your answer in essay format with a concrete thesis statement that clearly establishes your main argument Organize your essay with an introduction body and conclusion In the body you develop your argument and provide concrete facts and examples to substantiate and illustrate it Where appropriate you should cite specific evidence from the textbook from your supplemental readings and from the assigned documents IT IS IMPORTANT TO GIVE CONCRETE FACTS AND EXAMPLES TO BACK UP YOUR MAIN POINTS WHERE APPROPRIATE MAKE REFERENCE TO SPECIFIC SOURCES AND DOCUMENTS from your textbook and from the World Civilizatiom reader Equiano s autobiography The more references you have to specific examples and evidence the more points you will receive TURN OVER FOR ESSAY QUESTIONS History 1112 Study Guide for Examination 1 You must bring to class on the day of the exam the Exam System II General Purpose NCS Answer Sheet General Purpose Answer Sheet No 229633 200 questions and a No 2 pencil If you come to class without these items then you will have to go immediately and purchase them and lose time better spent taking the exam The rst exam will cover the following chapters in your textbook Chapters 23 24 26 27 28 the ve documents assigned to you from the internet see syllabus and the video shown in class on Africa Caravans of Gold The exam will consist of matching truefalse and multiple choice questions At least ten of the multiple choice questions will be based on a blank world map on it I will mark locations by letter and then I will ask questions about these locations The map location questions will be drawn from the list of terms and geographic locations that is linked to the syllabus on my departmental web site To access this syllabus go to the history department website httpwwwwestgaeduhistogindexhtml click on faculty and staff then scroll down and click on my name and picture then click on syllabi then click on History 1112 Spring 2007 then go to the readings list the link for the term and geographic location list is at the beginning To prepare for the test review your notes from class and from the readings The test will be drawn both from class discussions and from your readings You cannotjust study your class notes you must read the text Try to identify the main themes for each chapter and do an outline based on the themes Use your class notes to help you identify which sections of the chapters and which terms to emphasize when studying Be able to de ne and explain the signi cance of the terms that are included in the list of terms and geographic locations that can be accessed through my departmental web site see directions above Be able to put them into the historical context presented in the chapter and for each relate it to the major themes in the chapter Use these terms as well as your class notes to help you identify the main sections of the chapters that you need to concentrate on in preparing for the exam In addition write out thorough answers to the study questions provided to you either in the study guide that came with your textbook or in my syllabus found on the website of the history department follow same directions as above then click on the appropriate link for each chapter s study guide questions Make use of the McGraw Hill website wwwmhhecombentley2 which contains a Student Resource site with practice questions outlines and various study aides Go back to your class notes and try to formulate questions based on our discussions I Main themes European Maritime Expansion and Its Impact Upon the Americas Africa Asia impact on global trading patterns Motives for European oceanic exploration and expansion Technologies that facilitated the voyages Main countries and individuals involved in the voyages and colonial expansion Evaluation of the motives and consequences for European oceanic expansion for Europe the Americas Asia and Africa Impact The positive and negative consequences of the Columbian Exchange the development of the Atlantic slave trade and the emergence of a truly global trading system The Political Economic and Intellectual Transformation of Europe 15001700
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