HIST 105 Lecture 1 - 8/23/2011 Info CRN 54482 Class meets...

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8/23/2011 1 HIST 105-X: Survey of Global History Dorothée Bouquet Info CRN 54482 Class meets on Tuesdays: 6 – 8.50pm in UNIV 117 Office hours: 4.15-6 pm Tuesdays in REC 409 Email: dbouquet@purdue.edu Ways of the World by Strayer Grading Unannounced in-class quizzes 20 % Take-home essay (9/27) 10 % Midterm (10/18) 30 % Final Exam (TBA) 40 % The U.S. Department of Education requires university instructor to take attendance once at the beginning of the semester. If you’re a financial aid recipient, be sure to be there on Sept 6th .
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8/23/2011 2 Resources bedfordstmartins.com/strayer Flashcards/ Defining Terms Chapter outlines Avoiding Plagiarism Margin Review Questions Blackboard History: what is the point? What is the point of history in general? What is the point of studying history in your curricula? What are the different forms of history? How do we do history? Sources/ Primary Documents: Who? When? Where? What? What is the author’s intention? What seems believable? What seems exaggerated or made-up? What facts do we learn? What is the author’s bias? Secondary Documents: books, articles, documentaries using primary documents The World in the 15 th century China and Europe
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8/23/2011 3 Objectives Consider the variety of human experience in the fifteenth century Compare conditions in China, Europe, the Islamic world and Mexica on the cusp of the modern world Consider why Europe came to dominate the world in the modern era and how well this could have been predicted in 1500 Provide a preview of important trends to come in the modern world Key Terms Columbus, Christopher Gama, Vasco da Thirty Years’ War Ming Dynasty Renaissance, European Yongle Zheng He Aztec Empire Benin Constantinople, seizure of (1453) Fulbe Igbo Inca Empire Iroquois League of Five Nations Malacca Mexica Mughal Empire Ottoman Empire Safavid Empire Songhay Empire Outline 1. Restoring under the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in China a. Restoring the native rule b. Traditional Chinese Order c. Ming decline starting in the 1520s d. Population growth and Economic development 2. State Building in Europe a. Fragmentation of Western Christendom b. Consolidation of Sovereign states c. European Voyages of Exploration
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8/23/2011 4 1. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in China A. Restoration of a native rule Ming emperors sought to erase all signs of Mongol influence and restore traditional ways to China Mandarins Eunuchs
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8/23/2011 5 Naval Expeditions under Yongle (1405-1433) Zheng He Sailed throughout the Indian Ocean basin up to Malindi in east Africa. Yongle’s successors discontinued the expensive
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