CHAPTER 25: WESTERN DOMINANCE
In what ways was the opium trade beneficial to British traders?
Because opium is addictive, you are able to create your own captive markets and
command high price. The British used these profits to buy Chinese
CHAPTER 22: THE ENLIGHTENMENT
What did the experiments of Pierre de Maupertuis revealed about the earth? Why did he
set out on this experiment?
Pierre de Maupertuis (1698-1759) is a French scientist that in 1736 set out to confirm or
disapprove the establ
Compare and Contrast: Fascism vs. Nazism
With World War 1 in the rear view mirror many of Europe was left wasted and destroyed.
People needed strong leaders to pull them out of their dump, Hitler and Mussolini both took
advantage of the situation.
Theme Two- Revolutions in Energy and Industry, 18th and 19th Century
There were many factors that contributed to the revolutions in energy and
the industry throughout the globe. One factor was population growth.
World war 2
Post war political
The region of the first world war
The war and Germanys humiliating
o Woodrow Wilson
Nationalism also swept through the colonial frontiers
Strong Islamic resistance
HST 122 Notes
How was new thinking received by the European establishment?
To what extent were ideas of leading European thinkers influential upon
o John locke, Dennis Diderot, Baron Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Marie
After the consequences of the Industrial Revolution, political and economic
thinkers became socialists or liberals and expressed their ideas of a Utopia. Some
thought the ideas of some were a bit radical but s
REVIEW GUIDE FOR EXAM (MID-TERM EXAM)
EXAM DATE: Wednesday March 9 during class
Structure of the Exam
The exam will be divided into three sections:
Section 1: Multiple Choice; 40 questions (@ 2 points each = 80 points)
Section 2: Matching; 10 items to be
Nationalism is t belief that people who share language, historic experience
and sense of identity can unify a nation. In addition a nation has the right to express
their identity. Nationalism was present in th
HST 122 Notes 2
19th Century Nationalism and Anit-Semitism:
Nationalistic feelings also led to suspicion, legal and economic restrictions
against Jews: France , Russia, Spain and Portugal
o They devised survival strategi
Problems with Which We Have to Deal in Egypt and Karl Marx, The British
rule in India, 1853
Imperialism, the policy of extending a nations authority and influence by
conquest of by establishing economic and poli
HST 122 Notes
The French Revolution Turns Radical
Austria, Prussia declare war on revolutionary France in 1792
o Influenced by the Enlightenment
o Church vs. States
o They were afraid their people would get the idea of revolution
Reign of terror in Fran
HST 122 Midterm Review
Chapter 22: The Enlightenment
What did the experiments of Pierre de Maupertuis revealed about the Earth? Why did
he set out on this experiment?
He used rods made of fir to prove if the poles were fl
In its confrontation with China, why did Britain oppose the
banning of opium trade by Chinese authorities?
The Age of Imperialism, 1850-1914
Focus: Several factors led Europeans to claim control of almost all of Africa. Some
Afrikans resisted, but most efforts failed. The Ottoman Empire broke apart, and European
powers took some of its lands. The B
Britains Relationship with the Middle East in the 1800s
The British and Ottoman empires relationship to each other for most of the
nineteenth century could best be described as cautious and diplomatic. Successive British
governments in that ce
The Enlightenment (as a global phenomenon)-Movement of eighteenth century european
thought, brought up and championed by the philosophes, thinkers who thought that
change and reform were desirable and could be achieved through reason and science.
Enlightenment: An innovative movement of eighteenth-century European
Consider the character of the Enlightenment from the experiments of the
French scientist Pierre Louis Moreau de Maupertuis (1698-1759)
HST 122 FINAL EXAM REVIEW GUIDE, SPRING 2016.
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