Hist 104 - History 104: Introduction to the Modern World...

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History 104: Introduction to the Modern World Prof. Farr Fall term, 2010 Review Questions for the Final Exam. I cannot guarantee that these questions will appear verbatim on the final, but if you can respond fully and satisfactorily to these, you will be well-prepared for the final. Refer to the textbook, documents, and my lectures for material to answer these questions. 1. When we speak of the `age of the masses,’ demography and economics are central to its significance. Why? Be sure to consider the importance of population size and density, the second industrial revolution, the emergence of economies of scale, and consumer capitalism. 2. What were the causes and effects of the `long depression’ in the world economy from 1873 -1896? 3. I referred to `industrial civilization’ in class. What does this term mean, and why did I discuss it in the context of the `age of the masses’? What were its chief characteristics? How was it expressed culturally? 4.
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