579 Final Exam Study Guide 2008

579 Final Exam Study Guide 2008 - Time of Exam: Monday, May...

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Time of Exam: Monday, May 5, 2008 at 12 noon. The final examination counts 20% of your total grade for the course. It will be divided into two parts. You will be given a total of three hours, although the exam is designed to be completed in roughly two hours and 15 minutes. (Devoting much less than two hours to the writing of the exam would be a big mistake.) Part A: Brief Identifications (suggested time: 20 minutes; counts 20% of exam) Here you will be given five items of which you must identify four . In each instance, you should clearly and precisely state in two or three complete sentences who each person or item was, locating it by DATE (as closely as you can), AUTHOR, TITLE, and HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE (So you should learn the author, title, and dates of first publication of our readings, among other things.). As to historical importance , you might think of this as asking how a particular item relates to larger themes and historical developments in our course. Why does it matter? What significance was claimed for it in our lectures? What issues does it illuminate? Part B: Essay Thematic Question on course materials from 1930s to present (suggested time: 100-120 minutes; counts 80% of exam) Here you will answer ONE of the following two questions: 1.) What hopes and fears for a democratic culture have been raised by various
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2008 for the course HIST 579 taught by Professor Kasson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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