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Unformatted text preview: C.Fung Spring2009 ASA1 FinalExamStudyGuide IMPORTANTREMINDERS: Finalexamdate,timeandroom:Wednesday,June10,from3:305:30,inGiedt1001.Please arriveontime.THEREWILLBENOMAKEUPEXAMS. ***Youmustsubmitanemptybluebook(32page8.5"x7"version,NOTtheengineering one)toyourTABEFOREJune4.Donotwriteyournameonthebluebook.Wewill redistributethebluebookstotheclassonthedayoftheexam.Failuretosubmitabluebook inadvancewillresultinpointsdeductedfromyourfinalexamscore. PARTI:Identifications(50pointstotal:10items,5pointseach) 12ofthefollowingtermswillappearonthefinalexam.Fortheexam,youwillbe responsibleforchoosing10ofthe12selectedterms.Inashortparagraph(approximately 35sentences),defineandexplaineachtermclearlyandargueforitssignificancetothe understandingAsianAmericanhistory.Besuretorespondinfull,completesentences. EachIDisworth5points(3pointsfordefiningandexplainingthetermand2pointsfor arguingforitssignificance). SFStatestrike nationals ThirdWorldLiberationFront YickWov.Hopkins(1886) hegemony 1900OrganicAct historiography GhadarParty PushandPull KomagataMaruincident WorldSystemsTheory SyngmanRhee imperialism MunsonReport OpiumWars ExecutiveOrder9066 TreatyofNanjing NoNoboys MeijiRestorationof1868 FredKorematsu SpanishAmericanWarof1898 JACL "littlebrownbrothers" WarBridesAct(1945)andFiancesAct(1946) racialformation 1965ImmigrationAct racialdictatorship TheColdWar Orientialism "recenteringwomen" plantationpaternalism Lovingv.Virginia PidginEnglish "queering"AsianAmericanhistory HSPA talkstory contractlaborsystem "secretwar" bachelorsociety firstwaverefugees 1790NaturalizationAct secondwaverefugees 1875PageLaw 1980RefugeeAct 1882ChineseExclusionLaw 1980OrderlyDepartureProgram 1906SFearthquake modelminority papersonsanddaughters yellowperil 1907Gentleman'sAgreement HiTek agriculturalladder "selfdetermination" raciallystratifiedlabormarket SaIGu raciallydifferentiatedwagesystem socialcapital 1913/1920AlienLandLaw ethnicsuccession picturebride panethnicity 1934TydingsMcDuffieAct VincentChin "ChineseMustGo!" culturalcitizenship 1924ImmigrationAct racialprofiling 1917ImmigrationAct "NewAge"Orientalism TakaoOzawav.US(1922) BhagatSinghThindv.US(1923) SalvadorRoldanv.LACounty(1933) PartII:Essay(50pointstotal) OnlyONEofthefollowingthreeessayquestionswillappearonthemidtermexam.Youwill beresponsibleforansweringtheselectedquestionbywritingaclear,analyticalessay,with anintroduction,body,andconclusion.Youressayshoulddrawfromreadings,lectures, discussions,andyourownideas.Besuretosupportyourpointswithspecificexamples, events,references,etc. 1. Whatismeantbythephrase"revolvingdoor"migration?Howdidsuch migrationsaffectthepatternsofAsianimmigrationduringtheperiodbetween 1850and1934?Besuretodiscusstheroleofimmigrationlawsinthepatterns ofmigration. 2. HowhaveAsianAmericansbeencastasboththe"yellowperil"andthe"model minority"?Whatconditionshavecontributedtothesecontrastingdepictions? Inwhatspecificeventshaveeitherorbothofthesedepictionshavebeen particularlypowerful?Arethe"yellowperil"and"modelminority"twoseparate entities,oraretheyinterconnectedinsomeways?Besuretodiscussspecific economic,political,andsocialfactorsthathavecontributedtobothstereotypes. 3. BothMaxineHongKingston'sTheWomanWarriorandlthidiemthy'sThe GangsterWeAreAllLookingFordemonstratethefollowingthemes:the unreliabilityofmemory,theneedtonarrate/representone'spersonalhistory, andthestruggleoffindingasenseofbelonging.Inwhatwaysarethesetwo novelssimilarand/ordifferentintreatingthesethemes?Besuretodiscuss specificplotpointsofeachtext,aswellaselementssuchasnarrativestructure, pointofview,characterdevelopment,writingstyle,etc. HowtoPrepareforandWriteanEssayExamination Anessayexaminationisanopportunityforyoutodisplayyourknowledgeand understandingofthecoursematerials.Youwillneedtoorganizeyouranswersarounda thesisandmarshalevidencefromthematerialsofthecoursetosupportit. ExamPreparation: 1. 2. Readthereviewquestionscarefully.Besureyouunderstandspecifictermsineach questionandtheoverallquestionitself. Rereadyourlecturenotesandreview(orfinish!)thereadingassignedupthrough theexam. Thinkabouttheoverallargumentyouwanttomakeinresponsetoeachquestion. Trysummarizingitinasentenceandoutliningtheadditionalpropositionsyouwill maketodevelopit.Bespecific.Areyousurethisargumentanswersthequestion asked? Thinkabouttheevidencefromcoursematerialslectures,readings,films, discussionsthatyouintendtousetosupportyourargument.Attachthisevidence totheoutlineofyourargument.Bespecific.Isthisthebestevidencetosupportthe argumentyouwanttomake? Rememberthatanexaminationisyourchancetoshowthatyouhavemasteredthe materialsofthecourse.Doesyourargumentdisplayagraspofthemajorthemesin thecourse?Doesyouruseofevidencerevealtheabilitytouseallthesourcesof informationinthecourse? 3. 4. 5. Questionswewillaskwhenweevaluateyourexamination: 1. Istheessayananswertothequestionthatwasasked? 1. Isthisargumentlaidoutintheintroductiontotheessay? 3. Isthisargumentclearlystatedintheintroduction? 4. Doesthisargumentactuallystructuretheanswer? 5. Doesthisanswerrevealfamiliaritywiththemajorthemesinthecourse? 6. Istheargumentsupportedbythebestpossibleevidencetakenfromallthecourse materials? a. Isthisevidencefactuallycorrect? b. Isthereimportantevidencemissingfromyouranswer? 7. Doestheanswershowcomprehensionofthematerialcoveredinthecourse? 8. Istheessaywellwritten? ...
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