Midterm%20Exam%20Study%20Guide%202007

Midterm%20Exam%20Study%20Guide%202007 - History 140/141 *...

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History 140/141 * Fall 2007 MIDTERM EXAMINATION STUDY GUIDE The midterm examination will be based on the first six (6) chapters of Coffin and Stacey’s Western Civilizations, the assigned sources discussed in section, and all the lectures up to and including that delivered on 4 October 2007. P ART I: I DENTIFICATION OF T ERMS 5 at 8 points each = 40 points; suggested time: 20 minutes From a list of ten (10) terms, you will choose five (5) for historical identification, expressing your answers fully, specifically, and in complete sentences. The result for each ID should be a substantive paragraph that makes connections between each term and the larger themes of the course . You should be prepared to explain who or what is meant (1 point), when , approximately, it occurred (1 point), where it happened (1 point), and – most importantly – why it was important then AND why we should still care about it now (5 points) . L IST OF P OSSIBLE T ERMS FOR I DENTIFICATION ON THE M IDTERM : Socrates Hellenistic Age Carthage proskynesis hoplite Roman Republic pharaoh cuneiform Persian Wars imperium Gilgamesh Herodotus “the Fall of Rome” Augustus Cæsar Bronze Age Epicureanism Peloponnesian War Pericles Babylon Constantine polis Alexander the Great Twelve Tables Minoan Crete Jerusalem martyrdom oligarchy Homer ( Iliad and Odyssey ) “the beautiful and the good” Rosetta Stone P ART II: C HRONOLOGY 10 events, 20 points total; suggested time:
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