Table of Contents:
- Second Examination, Fall 2000
- First Paper Topic (Hist 130B), Fall 2000
- Third Paper Topic (Hist 130B), Fall 1999
- First Paper Topic (Hist 130B), Fall 1999
- Study Guide for Map Quiz, Fall 1999
- First Paper topic for Hist 130B, Fall 1998
"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:
"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"
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.
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.
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
Indus River Luisiana Purchase
Caucasus New Zealand
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.