Test 1 a2009.1307

Test 1 a2009.1307 - Americas and five which went from the...

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BAYLOR UNIVERSITY Department of History HIS 1307-12 WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500 TEST ONE Thursday, October 8, 2009 Time Allocated: 80 Minutes Total Points: 60 SECTION I Answer five questions from this section: each answer is worth four points. Identify and explain the historical significance of five of the following; write the answers in complete sentences:- Trading-post empires Isaac Newton Mughal Empire Qing Dynasty Suleiman the Magnificent Atlantic Triangle The stranger effect Oyo state Guru Nanak Abolitionists On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres Interior Castle SECTION II Answer one question from this section: the essay is worth forty points. 1. What were the three most significant developments of the twentieth century? Why were these particular developments more significant than any others? 2. Describe five ecological transfers which went from Eurasia to the
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Unformatted text preview: Americas and five which went from the Americas to Eurasia. What impact did these transfers have on the history of Asia, the Americas, and Africa? (Discuss at least three important consequences.) 3. “The European Reformations were conservative.” Do you agree with this statement? 4. War was a major problem for societies around the world in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; explain how the men responsible for four of the new theories about government hoped to solve this problem. 5. Historians cannot state with certainty the reasons why the world population increased so greatly in the eighteenth century but they have made suggestions: what do you think are the most likely reasons for the increase in the world’s population and why are these particular reasons the best explanations?...
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