Test 2 a2009.1307

Test 2 a2009.1307 - question from this section the essay is...

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BAYLOR UNIVERSITY Department of History HIS 1307-12 WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500 TEST TWO Tuesday, November 17, 2009 Time Allotted: 80 Minutes Total Points: 60 Section I ( 20 Points ) Identify five of the following: explain carefully the historical significance of each item. Write in complete sentences: each answer is worth four points . Words underlined are the names of books. Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen The Jamaica Letter Reign of Terror James Watt ‘Self-strengthening’ Communist Manifesto Scramble for Africa The cult of domesticity On the Origin of Species by Natural Selection Pierre Joseph Proudhon Opium Wars Carl von Clausewitz Section II ( 40 Points ) Answer one
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Unformatted text preview: question from this section: the essay is worth forty points . 1. What major features or characteristics did the revolutions in the Americas have in common? 2. Discuss three major consequences of the French Revolution. 3. “The history of Europe was fundamentally changed by the Industrial Revolution.” Using specific examples, show why this statement is correct. 4. What were the major objectives of the supporters of women’s rights in the nineteenth century? 5. Describe carefully the impact of the following on nineteenth-century ideas about the state: a) nationalism; b) centralization; c) democracy; d) bureaucratization....
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