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Unformatted text preview: HIS 315K: US History, 1492-1865 STUDY GUIDE FOR THIRD EXAM The third exam will take place in class on Wednesday, May 5. Part I: Identifications (25 points, 5 points each) Part II: Essay (75 points) Three of the following six questions will be chosen at the start of the third exam. You must answer one of the chosen questions. Use examples taken from the readings and lectures to support your arguments. 1.) Explain what is meant by the term market revolution. What were its causes? Describe how the market revolution shaped Americans' perceptions and actions in the Jacksonian era. In what ways did the market seem liberating? In what ways did it seem threatening? What was the relationship between the market opportunity and political participation in Jacksonian society? How might Henry David Thoreau, as he appears in Walden , be said to embody typically Jacksonian anxieties about the relation ship between freedom and the market? relation ship between freedom and the market?...
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