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HISTORY 341 FIRST EXAM SAMPLE QUESTIONS Spring 2010 1) Discuss the climate, geography and prehistory of Italy up to about 1000 BC. What major sources of information must be used to study this period and what limitations do these sources impose on a fuller understanding of those times? 2) Discuss the two civilizations in Italy that contributed most to the development of later Roman society. What major contributions did each make to the Romans? Make specific references to sites noted in class lectures when composing your essay. 3) Discuss the sources one uses to study Roman history in the Monarchical and early “Republican” periods. Be sure to discuss the reliability of these sources. 4) Discuss the “conflict of the orders” in early “Republican” Rome. In your essay be sure to describe what role the patron-client relationship played in this
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Unformatted text preview: struggle. 5) Discuss how Rome organized the states she acquired in the Italian peninsula. What different levels of legal status existed among these peoples as far as the Romans were concerned and why? 6) Discuss the causes, course and outcome of the First Punic War. Illustrate your answer with specific references to individuals, peoples and places associated with this conflict. 7) Discuss the causes, course and outcome of the Second Punic War. Illustrate your answer with specific references to individuals, peoples and places relevant to the struggle. 8) Discuss Romes relations with Macedonia and other Greek states from the time of Philip V until the destruction of Corinth by L. Mummius....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course HIST 341 taught by Professor Sidebotham during the Spring '10 term at University of Delaware.

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