Study Sheet for Midterm 1 Econ111A

Study Sheet for Midterm 1 Econ111A - Path Dependence...

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Study Sheet for Midterm Economics 111A The midterm exam will be held in class on Tuesday, October 18 th and will cover the material presented so far in the lecture and in discussion section. Below is a list of possible identification terms on the exam. You will be asked to discuss the significance of each term to the course in a short paragraph. Why did we talk about this in class? Why do we care? What impact does it have on the economic history of the U.S.? It is not a comprehensive list and identification terms that are not below could still be on the exam. This will just give you an idea of the types of terms that could be on the exam. Please bring a blue book.
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Unformatted text preview: Path Dependence Cliometrics Cape of Good Hope Treaty of Tordesillas (1494) Joint Stock Companies London Company (Virginia Company) The Plymouth Company Iron Mercantilism Immigration to the colonies Natural population growth Tobacco Agriculture in the colonies Indigo Slavery Navigation Acts French and Indian War Sugar Act of 1764 Stamp Act of 1765 Quartering Act of 1765 Townshend Acts of 1767 Boston Tea Party 1774 Intolerable Acts Quebec Act Neo-Whig Progressives Indentured Servitude Puritans Shipping Industry Extensive Growth Intensive Growth Napoleonic Wars Constitution Terms of Trade after the Revolution Jefferson’s Embargo...
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course ECON 111A taught by Professor Wilson during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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