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HISTORY 1003 STUDY GUIDE FOR THE FINAL EXAM Preliminary information: The exam will be held at 3 pm. on Wednesday, December 11, in our regular classroom. You MUST take the final; this grade CANNOT BE DROPPED for any reason. Failure to take the final will result in a failing grade for the course. We will provide paper for your use; you will not need a bluebook for your answers. This exam will be worth 300 points (30% of your final grade), and will be divided into two principal parts. The first, worth 150 points, will be cumulative and cover everything we have done in the course. The second will cover only the material we have discussed since the last hour test, and will be worth 150 points. CUMULATIVE SECTION (150 points, total) Essay (150 points): We have spent much of the past semester talking about several key events, notably the Reformation, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution. and the Great War. Choose 2 of them, describe their importance and impact and discuss how one led to the other. Be sure to include as many rele- vant examples (people, places, events, dates) as necessary. You may, if you make the case in your es- say, substitute a key event of your own for one of these. Industrial Revoltion New technology railroads, ships gun boat diplomacy advancement of mail system Britain had a surplus of opium., so they decided to sell it in China Urbanization Industrialization WWI new technologies advanced fighting technology would have not had the same impact if it was for industrialization of Industrial Revolution opium wars advancement of British navy Nationalism imperialism militarism I. Intro II. define and discuss idea #1 III. Define and discuss idea #2 IV. Establish connections between both (atleast two paragraphs) V. conclusion
I. Although, they are considered separate key events, the Industrial Revolution and the Great War (World War I), have major connections. the Industrial Revolution has strong correlations with the causes of World War I (WWI), which will be explained in the following. The Industrial Revolution was a period of time, in the 18th and 19th century, in which rural soci- eties in Europe and America became industrial and urban. The mass shift in population and movement was due in part to citizens' newfound desire to live near the factories they now worked in. This era only fur- thered the creative thought for industrialization, especially with the realm of transportation, as canals and roads began to rapidly pop up and the steam engine was created. The engine was a huge hit due to its ability to transport manufactured goods in an easy and affordable method. It also improved life in distant towns making it easier to transport fresh food to and from city centers. These constant trips to and from cities also gave citizens cheaper and faster opportunities to travel, thus encouraging social engagements all across Eu- rope. Now seen as a necessity, loco-motives were quickly dispersed across Europe and places without them

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