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Second Examination for Hist 130A and 130B, Fall 2000

"There is an ideal of citizenship expressed in the Declaration of the Rights of Man. But, as you know, there were many who were left out. How does the contrast between the ideal of the Declaration and reality reveal itself in resistance and resistance movements. First, discuss the ideal and reality. And, when discussing resistance and resistance movements, giver several, at least three, examples."
Identification Portion. 10 Points each. Do not use more than one side of a bluebook page or more than one typed page (12 point, Times New Roman)
Identify and give the significance of:
Mohandas Gandhi
Subjecthood

First Paper Topic for Hist 130B, Fall 2000

"What is periodization in history and how does the defining of historical periods shape the way we think about the past? Discuss how Abu-Lughod's book as well as materials from the lectures and discussion sections help you to reperiodize history"

Third Paper Topic for Hist 130B, Fall 1999

The third paper for the writing section is due December 10. The assignment is a 7- page (can be little less but no more, please!) essay on the following theme:

"What psychological damage results from colonialism?"

You must base your answer on both Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart and the pieces by James Aggrey, Leopold Sedar-Senghor and David Diop on pgs 432-437 in Anrea/Overfield, The Human Record.

First Paper Topic for Hist 130B, Fall 1999

The first paper for the writing section is due October 6. The assignment is a 7- page (can be little less but no more, please!) essay on the following theme:

"What was exchanged along the Silk Route"?

Please draw on materials from the lectures, the web-site and your readings in answering this.

Map Quiz: Hist 130 A/B - Fall 1999

Make sure you can locate on the world-map the following geographical terms:

Baltic Sea                                                       Panama Canal
Persian Gulf                                                    Byzantine Empire 
Indian Ocean                                                  Aztec Empire 
Elbe River                                                       Mogadishu 
Yellow River                                                    Kiev
Andes Mountains                                             Istanbul (Constantinople)
Saharan Desert                                               Siam
Sri Lanka (Ceylon)                                           Kyoto
East Timor                                                      Calcutta
Jerusalem                                                       Ireland 
Indus River                                                     Luisiana Purchase
Caucasus                                                        New Zealand
Tunisia

First Paper topic for HIST 130B, Fall 1998

The first paper for the writing section is due October 5. The assignment is a 7 page (can be little less but no more, please!) essay on the following theme:

The old world before 1492 was characterized by both autonomous developments and cultural exchanges. Discuss.

Please offer support from the readings and include evidence from the slides on our web-site.

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