gmai.15A Midterm Study Guide
1.) Why did the colonists feel that new taxes imposed upon them by Parliament was unfair?
How did Parliament justify themselves? What was the theory of virtual representation?
How did the colonists respond initially?
15A Preliminary Final Study Guide
Part One: Short answer (following in three to six sentences.) based on the lecture and short
videos shown in class.
1.) Briefly explain Americas Second Industrial Revolution. What were the conditions that
enabled it to ha
Ch 1 - Different Mirror
Master Narrative: untold history of non-europeans.
central minority in Am. history.
brought after uprising of discontented workers.
dehumanized as property then racism until 1960s.
1770s: Lakotas & other northern plains Indians
adopted Spanish horse (introduced in 1500s to
Central and South America)
Exchanged blankets, tools and
manufactured goods for fur pelts
gave up claims to Northwest in
Nile Valley Reed Basket
Human Figure From
Egyptian Reed Sandals
Many Villages created a Kingdom
Government helped finance
Transportation, Communications &
Markets connected people
Innovators become heroes
Boy worked 3-7 years as
Master housed & fed
Early Republic &
Early 19th Century North
Was the Revolution (1775-1783) Justified?
No taxes without representation
Ended outside invasion
Society on merit, not inherited status
Impact of th
History 15AFall 2017
Midterm 1 Study Guide
Identification Termsbe able to fully define or describe the following terms and supply examples or key
aspects where appropriate.
East Indian Spice Trade
The Columbian Exchange
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HIST 15A: Essentials of U.S. History
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HST 15B Section 9
March 16, 2014
Throughout 1877 to 1930 we see many opportunities for the United States to grow, although these
opportunities were not equal for everyone, the United States tried to make it seem
1. Charles Willson Peale is known for founding what institution?
a. An art gallery featuring landscape paintings from Stephen Longs expedition.
b. The Smithsonian.
c. Americas first natural history museum in Philadelphia.
d. His own private art gallery fe
1. According to Caroline Winterer, one of the first tasks Americans faced at the beginning of the
early national period was to
a. Create a government based on merit rather than on inherited status or wealth.
b. Fend off repeated attacks by Native American
History 15A 11-4-15
Film: A Class Apart:
o Life in the 1950s
o Were considered invisible
o Texas restaurant association put out sides that did not allow blacks,
Mexicans, or Dogs
o Segregation was not enforced by written law but by coding
o Mexican commun
HIST 15A F 2015 Essay as 2nd Assignment
(100 points) 2nd Assignment is to write a 6-7 page essay Weeks 5-12 (1,800-2,100 words2,200 absolute maximum) (outside of footnotes or endnotes), double spaced, 1 inch margins
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Hispanics who thrived in the Southwest areas of the United States were
already native-born Americans who were came from families that lived in American
territories that have been claimed after multiple treats and wars (Dorthea and
History 15A 11-9-15
Stock Market Crash: Process of Decline, Not overnight
o Overexpansion of credit
o Excessive profits and unequal wealth
o Decline in farm prices
o Collapse of banking system
o Global Depression, problems of post-WWI rep
History 15A 11-18
Video: The Century Americas: Happy Days
o Booming time; family moving to suburbs
o Consumerism taking off
o Men go to work and wives stay at home
o Kids are able to grow without restrictions
o Black music that was played on the rad
o Lincoln plan to free slaves
To stop confederacy, had to free slaves in the south
o Emancipation Pro.
Northern blacks happy
Southerners condemned t
North feared ex-slaves job competition
Now recruited black soldier
A. North response to slavery
a. Few blacks in north before revolution
b. After revolution African Americans targets of discrimination
i. Not vote
iv. Worst jobs
c. Discrimination re-enforced poverty
Industrialization of Ranching: Rise of Cowboys 1870s-1880s
o Cattle ranching large scale
o Railroads: industrial ranchers hire cowboys, drive Texas to stockyards
Kansas city and St Louis
o 1/3 Indians, Mexicans, African Americans
o End of
Federal Consolidation of the West
o Oregon Trail opened Northwest
o After Mexican American war 1846-1848, U.S. obtained northern
Congress granted territorial status
Self rule until statehood
1862 Homestead ACT
160 acres fr
Midterm 1 Study Questions
What were the Three Estates of the European Old Regime?
What were the major events of Englands so called Evolutionary Reform that lead it to become the most
liberal state in Europe in the 18th Century?
How do the Atlantic revolut
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