Final Exam Handout - Final Exam Total exam duration 120 minutes The final exam will consist of three sections You should dedicate 45 minutes to each

Final Exam Handout - Final Exam Total exam duration 120...

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Final Exam Total exam duration: 120 minutes. The final exam will consist of three sections. You should dedicate 45 minutes to each of the first two sections and another 20 minutes to the third section, leaving you with 10 minutes to spare. Section I will relate to material from the first half of the class. You will be presented with three questions from which you will choose one. A full and correct answer will be worth 40% of the grade. Section II will relate to material from the second half of the class. You will be presented with three questions from which you will choose one. A full and correct answer will be worth 40% of the grade. Section III will relate to material from the entire class. You will be presented with six concepts. You will be asked to define four of these concepts. A full and correct and will be worth 5% of the grade per concept (a total of 20% of the grade for this part of the exam). Possible questions: I. Questions Relating to the First Half of the Course: Three of the following questions will appear in part I of the exam. You will be asked to pick one of those questions and answer it. (45 minutes, 40% of the grade). In your answers, try to consider several different points of view. You should also rely on the theories and readings we have covered and employ examples, where appropriate. 1. “Though war has changed dramatically over the course of history, the experience ofbeing a soldier has not.” What do you think?2. “Soldiers, weapons and doctrine go hand in hand: As one changes, so do the othertwo.” Discuss.3. “The history of war is easily summarized: Militaries have become larger, weaponshave become more complicated and therefore wars have become longer and deadlier.”Do you agree?4. Comment on the following assertion: “The fundamental role of military commandershas not changed over the course of history.”

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