HUM111- MidTerm Exam

HUM111 MidTerm Exam - Axia College Material Ivy Allshouse Appendix A Midterm Exam Access the Week Four Electronic Reserve Readings located under

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Axia College Material Ivy Allshouse Appendix A Midterm Exam Access the Week Four Electronic Reserve Readings located under the materials section of your student website. Read, watch, and listen to the media presented on the Boston Tea Party. Write a paragraph of approximately 100 words for each section listed below. 1. Using the critical thinking skills you have gained so far and referring to the materials provided for this assignment, identify two possible strategies that Thomas Hutchinson or Samuel Adams likely used to develop and improve their thinking as those historical events unfolded prior to taking a stand and acting according to their beliefs. Distinguishing between people and the idea, along with, facts and interpretation are some things that Samuel Adams and Thomas Hutchinson might have used to improve their thinking before taking a stand and acting on their beliefs. They had to think of what was really going on and distinguish the people from the act. Samuel Adams did not want to hurt people but he did not want the people to buy the tea. Forcing uncommon ideas is something else they did. Thomas Hutchinson did this by not letting the ships in Boston Harbor return when everyone else was letting the ships return and Samuel Adams did this by rallying people to dump the tea in the Harbor. 2. Explain the importance of building a foundation for critical and creative thinking when evaluating historical events such as the Boston Tea Party. When evaluating a historical event such as the Boston Tea Party it is important to build a foundation for critical and creative thinking because you need to critically read about it. Thinking about what happened and what could have been done differently. Critical and creative thinking can help you be establish what happened and why. Having critical and creative thinking skills can help to avoid taking sides. Having these skills can help you from hindering your thinking and conforming or stereotyping. They also can help you see what really happened during the event. Then you can identify what caused the event and you can think about what could have been done instead. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course HUM 111 taught by Professor Victoriawhite during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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HUM111 MidTerm Exam - Axia College Material Ivy Allshouse Appendix A Midterm Exam Access the Week Four Electronic Reserve Readings located under

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