American History To 1877
American History To 1877 HIST 15100
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October 26 2010 1 N 4 V39 0 gt1 9 0 History 151 Exam 2 Study Guide Critics of British colonial governance under George II complained of rampant corruption What did they mean Americans were not upset by this original corruption but complained bitterly about the same thing under George III a generation later Why In his effort to reform the corrupt old empire George III signed several pieces of legislation between 1763 and 1765 Name two of these acts Why did these reform efforts strike the Americans as tyrannical Who were the Loyal Nine How did they operate Why do we care What happened at the Boston Massacre How was the event used to create more enthusiasm for the independence movement What were the radical claims made in the Declaration of Independence Were any of these truths selfevident What is the origin of the idea of natural rights How did they apply to women Africans Indians What is the significance of Shays s Rebellion 1786 What does it say about the difficulty of ending a revolution Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the government under the Articles of Confederation What does it say about the confidence individual states had in each other or the federal government What challenges did state delegates wrestle with at the Philadelphia convention and how did they solve them Compare Hamilton s approach to governing under the new Constitution with Jefferson s opposition position between 17981800 History 151 Final Exam Study Guide Dec 2010 Short questions 10 points each 1 Describe how cooperation with government policies and civilization efforts affected the fate of various Native American nations How and why did racism become more scienti c and forceful after 1800 Why were money and banking such difficult problems for early American governments Explain how the industrializing process resulted in a rise of dependency and loss of community What are some ways market pressures in uenced sexuality and sexual behavior Discuss the particular virtues assigned to each gender by the domestic ideal of separate spheres What was the appeal of evangelical Christianity in this era of rapid social change What factors contribute to the emergence of radical abolition in the 1830s Was the sectional crisis caused by the abolitionist movement or competition for political control of the federal government If the Union Army is fighting for freedom for the slaves why did the Massachusetts 54Lh suffer such mistreatment in the movie Glory Long Essay 25 points According to South Carolina the act of secession from the Union in December 1860 was a reenactment of America s original rebellion against Great Britain in 1776 See SC Document As you re ect on this document and the American experience from colonial times to the Civil War era answer each of the following questions Do you see any similarities between the colonial crisis of the 1760s and the sectional crisis ofthe 1850s Were the South Carolinians using or misusing the language of the Revolution and the Constitution Why was the ideal of liberty so elusive and difficult for Americans to agree on What specific rights and freedoms had become connected to liberty by the time of the Civil War Who had the better claim to the promise of the Revolution the North or the South HIST 151 Exam 1 Study Guide On your exam you will be asked to answer 5 of following essay questions using information from class lectures discussion sessions assigned readings lms and your textbook as evidence to support your answer Be prepared to write at least one long solid paragraph with speci c details and examples You are expected to write clearly and legibly in complete sentences and adhere to the proper guidelines of the English language Each question is worth 10 points for a total of 50 points N E 4 V39 0 gt1 9 50 Despite the existence of complex civilizations in the western hemisphere what helps explain the ease with which Europeans explorers dismissed Native American people and cultures Explain how tobacco greatly affected the success of the English in Virginia Was slavery in colonial America an expression of economic exploitation or racial denigration Explain the economic system devised by English authorities to control colonial profits and innovation How did the emerging market system and private economic success in the colonies upset the natural order and social class system carried over from old English society How did sexual promiscuity and transgressions intersect with or threaten the economic order ofthe colonies What role did Christian religious teachings play in perceptions of female inferiority and the creation of a patriarchal society How was sex used to reinforce racial inequality in the slave system Distinguish between religious freedom religious diversity and religious tolerance in the colonies
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