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Unformatted text preview: Midterm Study Guide I. Short Answers (20 points) You will be asked to identify key ideas, names, places, and events. Please study the list of key words attached at the bottom of this guide. For example: Question : This doctrine presumed that the worlds wealth was fixed and that one countrys wealth came at the expense of other countries. Answer : Mercantilism II. Multiple Choice Questions (30 points) You will be asked about the main thesis/argument of all the textbook chapters, the documents, the films, and the lectures. Especially pay attention to how each author challenges our assumptions about people and societies in the past. For example: According to historian Robert Marks, a. China failed to industrialize itself in the eighteenth century, because people did not know how to limit the size of family through birth-control b. In the seventeenth century, British scientist Robert Boyle (1627-1691) invented the concept of biological old regime and promoted industries in Britain to use fossil energy...
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- Spring '10
- World History