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1 Name: Date: Final Exam Study Guide HEY this doesn t look like my normal study guide!!! This is not your normal study guide and it will not be completed as such. We will be dividing the review up among various groups who will be responsible answering the questions and then presenting the material to the class in a 5-8 minute presentation. How will my group be picked? We want you to spend the most time on the topics that you need to review the most. So YOU will be picking the groups. Now not everyone can do the same topic so we will be moving people as necessary to make sure each section has 3-4 people. Below you will find a list of topics. Place a 1 next to the topic you have the most difficulty with, a 2 next to your second most challenging, & a three next to your third. Topic Choice # The Age of Absolutism & the Enlightenment French Revolution& Latin America New Ideologies, Industrial Revolution& Imperialism Unification, WWI, & Great Depression WWII, Cold War, & World since 1945 Latin America, Africa, Mid East, West, & Eastern Europe How will I be graded? This review will be worth 100 points. You will receive 50 points for a completed review packet and 50 points for your presentation. The rubric is attached on the back of the packet. How will I get the information for the packet? You will answer the questions in your packet as each group presents. Each group is responsible for reviewing their assigned material so if a group does not cover something in the packet you should ask that group about it at THE END of their presentation. To make filling out the review sheet easier it helps if all groups present their information in the order it appears in the packet.

2 Group 1: The Age of Absolutism (Chapter 4 Section 1 pg. 111 & 3 pg ) What was the main goal of the monarchs of Europe during the Age of Absolutism? Identify the major events of the Glorious Revolution. a. b. c. What was the major result of the Glorious Revolution? The Enlightenment and the American Revolution (Chapter 5 Section 1 pg ) If someone believes that power corrupts people, what type of government would they support? What were the major ideas of Locke and Rousseau? Locke: Rousseau: What Enlightenment idea most influenced future revolutions? What are three factors that helped bring about the American Revolution? a. b. c. Discuss the one immediate effect and one long-term of this revolution on the lives of the people involved. Immediate:

3 Long Term: Group 2: The French Revolution (Chapter 6 pg ) Describe the governments of a country before a revolution takes place. What were the major causes of the French Revolution? d. e. f. Why did the French people support Napoleon Bonaparte What were the goals of the Congress of Vienna? g. h. i. What was the overall outcome of the Congress of Vienna? What are three factors that helped bring about the French Revolution? a. b. c. Discuss the one immediate effect and one long-term of this revolution on the lives of the people involved. Immediate: Long Term:

4 Latin America (Chapter 8 Section 3 pg ) What had the greatest influence on the struggles for political independence in Latin America during the early 1800s? Why were Simon Bolivar, Jose de San Martin, and Toussaint L Ouverture important in Latin American history? What made Haiti s revolution different from the other Latin American independence movements? What caused revolutions to spread across Europe and the World? What are three factors that helped bring about the Haitian Revolution? a. b. c. Discuss the one immediate effect and one long-term of this revolution on the lives of the people involved. Immediate: Long Term: Group 3: New Ideologies (Chapter 8 Section 1 pg ) Define nationalism:

5 At the Congress of Vienna in 1815, how did the governments of Europe react to the French Revolution and the rule of Napoleon? What are the goals of nationalists? a. b. What are the goals of conservatives in Europe in the early 1800s? a. b. c. Industrial Revolution (Chapter 7 pg ) What was the Industrial Revolution? What were working conditions like for miners and factory workers during the industrial revolution? What do you need for industrialization in a society? a. b. c. What are three factors that helped bring about the Industrial Revolution? a. b. c. Discuss the one immediate effect and one long-term of this revolution on the lives of the people involved. Immediate: Long Term:

6 What were the major results of the Industrial Revolution? a. b. c. Imperialism (Chapter 12 & 13 pg ) How did the Industrial Revolution encourage imperialism? What happened to Africa during Imperialism? During the 18th and 19th centuries, what did increased contact between European and the continents of Africa, Asia, and South America cause? What were the motives for 19th-century European imperialism? a. b. c. d. Explain the impact of imperialism on the people of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Do you think that imperialism is a good policy for a nation should adopt? Group 4: Unification (Chapter 10 pg ) What were the obstacles to German unification?

7 How were the unifications of Italy and Germany similar? a. b. c. What was the greatest roadblock to Italian unification? Which nation is the best example of the success of nationalism in Europe and why? World War I (Chapter 14 pg ) What caused the start of World War I? M. A. I. N. How is the western front of World War I best described? Why was World War I more destructive than earlier wars? What is Trench warfare & why was it difficult to gain an advantage over the enemy? The Great Depression (Chapter 17 section 1 pg ) What was a main weakness in the American and world economy in the 1920s? What caused the Stock Market to crash in 1929? What were the causes of the Great Depression? a. b. c.

8 How did the Great Depression affect the world economy? a. b. c. Group 5: World War II (Chapter 17&18 pg ) Who used appeasement towards Germany before World War II?(Be specific) Did it work? How do you know? What did the harsh conditions set up by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I help to lay the foundation for? a. b. Which event is the first aggressive act of World War II? Why is World War II considered to be a turning point in history? Who lost power & who gained power? Cold War (Chapter 18 Section 5 pg and Chapter 19 Section 1 pg ) How can you describe the level of tension of the Cold War between the years ? What did Winston Churchill mean when he famously said An iron curtain has across the continent? Why didn t the United States and Soviet Union become directly involved in war during the Cold War?

9 Define the Truman Doctrine: Define the Marshall Plan: What did they both try to accomplish? World since 1945 (Chapter 19 Sections 2-3 pg Why are there fewer farms in the United States and many other nations today than in 1900? What is a negative impact of modern technology on the environment? In what types of nations do human rights violations most often occur? (Remember Unpopular Methods of Rule!) What did the reaction to the Holocaust demonstrate about human rights? Define interdependence: Group 6: Latin America since 1945 (Chapter 24 pg ) List the groups that supported the following forms of government: Conservative Liberal

10 Why did democracy fail in many Latin American nations? What caused many Brazilians to have issues between economic development and environmental protection? What social group in Latin America led effective social reform movements? (Remember to think about who was educated and wanted changes) Africa since 1945 (Chapter 23 pg ) What did many African Nations do after World War II? Describe Apartheid in South Africa: Why was African nationalism a problem when it came to creating new nations? What has been the political situation in Africa since 1945? Middle East since 1945 (Chapter 22 pg ) What natural resource has made the Middle East globally important today? The West since 1945 (Chapter 20 Sections 1-3 pg ) Why did the Mexican government support NAFTA?

11 Why did Germany s economy struggle after the fall of the Soviet Union? Eastern Europe since 1945 (Chapter 20 Sections 4-5 pg ) How can you describe the response of groups like NATO to the events in Bosnia in the 1990 s? The events in the former nations of Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia demonstrate which nationalist trend? Essays- You will be asked to answer two of the following 4 questions 1. Political, economic, and social conditions have often led to turning points that have changed the course of history for nations and peoples. Identify two turning points from your study of global history. Describe the causes and key events that led to the turning point Explain how each turning point changed the course of history for nations and peoples 2. Throughout global history, there have been major political, social, economic, cultural, and technological revolutions. These revolutions have a variety of complex causes, and often have a great impact on the lives of the people involved. Define the term revolution and describe three factors that helped bring about a specific revolution we have studied this year. Discuss the one immediate effect and one long-term of this revolution on the lives of the people involved. 3. Throughout the 19 th and 20 th centuries, nationalism has played a major role in uniting people or causing conflicts. Explain why nationalism was developed in the 19 th century as a positive force and how it evolved in the 20 th century into a negative force. Tell the effects of nationalism in a specific area or region of the world. 4. European Imperialism, which began in the 1400s, has had a major impact over the past 600 years on the people of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Explain what led European nations to set up policies of imperialism. Explain the impact of imperialism on the people of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Do you think that imperialism is a good policy for a nation should adopt?

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