Below you will find a list of four questions divided into two groups, which comprise Exam I. You are required to answer ONE from THE FIRST SECTION and ONE FROM THE SECOND SECTION for a total of TWO ANSWERS. Your answers should be typed, double-spaced, and at least four to five paragraphs, per answer, in length, minimum (longer answers are welcome and tend to score better).
ANSWER ONE QUESTION FROM THE FIRST SECTION, AND ONE FROM THE SECOND SECTIONS FOR A TOTAL OF TWO ANSWERS, 40 POINTS.
[Answer ONE of the following questions in at least four or five paragraphs, making sure to use direct examples from course materials and discussion. 20 points.]
What was the main cause of the American Revolution? Briefly describe the events leading up to the Revolutionary War. What role did the Sons of Liberty play in the Revolution and why? Why was the Declaration of Independence written (i.e. why did Revolutionary leaders feel it was necessary)? How are the ideas of the Enlightenment represented in this document? Be specific. What impact did the American Revolution have in other parts of the world?
Discuss the process of industrialization. What were the necessary conditions/advantages that helped England industrialize first, and how was each critical? What principle inventions and innovations were important to the industrial revolution and why? In the document, “Industrial Revolution and Women,” what are some of the key ways the author suggests women workers were impacted by Industrialization (be specific). In the document “Coketown,” how does Charles Dickens portray everyday life during this time in history?
[Answer the following question in at least four to five paragraphs, making sure to use direct examples from course materials and discussion. 20 points.]
What is imperialism? Which nations or regions of the world sought to create Empires in the late 1800s? What were their motivations for doing so? Include a discussion of (White Man’s Burden) in your response. What were some of the examples of imperialism we discussed/read about in class (hint: India, China, Africa, Japan, Cuba, Mexico)? Discuss at least three and explain why these can be considered imperialism. Note, one of your examples MUST be the Belgian Congo and should utilize that document, specifically.
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