Wednesday, December 1, 2010

World History 12/1/10

In Class - Continue to discuss answers from Standards Check handouts (Entrepreneurs, investors, working class, social gap, challenges of capitalism: utilitarianism, socialism, communism, utopianism). 

Homework - Study for Test on Friday (Chapters 1-3, 5-6). 

TEST REVIEW ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY MORNING - Remember, this is a competition.

Review Sheet - Be able to identify, explain, and provide evidence that you know and understand the follow concepts.  A majority of the test will consist of questions from Chapters 5 and 6 - Industrial Revolution.

Chapter 1
Aristotle's Views on Tyranny
Plato's Views in the Republic
Ancient Greek Philosophers - Socrates, Plato, Aristotle - How did they promote democracy in Ancient Greece?
Republic - Definition
Justinian Code - What is it and how has it influenced today's society?
Greco-Roman traditions - how are they similar?  different?
Greco-Roman views on duties of the individual - how are they different?
Magna Carta
English Bill of Rights

Chapter 2
John Locke - How did he influence the Declaration of Indpendence?
                   -natural rights
Montesquieu - How did he influence the US Constitution?
Voltaire - How did he expose government abuses?
Simon Bolivar - How did the ideas of Locke and Rousseau influence him?
Principles of the Declaration of Independence - unalienable rights
US Bill of Rights

Chapter 3
The Delcaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen - What was its purpose?
Causes of the French Revolution
Tennis Court Oath - National Assembly - limited constitutional monarchy (purpose of the Assembly)
Reign of Terror
Napoleon Bonaparte - why was he able to gain control of the French government?
Napoleonic Code - What ideas were influenced by the French Revolution?

Chapters 5 and 6
Great Britain - Why was it the first nation to industrialize?  What were the causes of the IR?
Agricultural Revolution - What was it and how did it effect farmers?
Enclosure System - How did this affect the farmers?
Know the principles of the following:
     Laissez Faire
Wealth of Nations - Adam Smith
Population growth in Britain - what caused it?
Cultural, economical, and social changes of the Industrial Revolution
Positive Effects of Industrialization
Negative Effects of Industrialization
Investors - stocks
Working conditions in factories - child labor
Class structure of Western Europe during the IR - upper class, middle class, laboring class and peasants
Labor Unions - What was their role during the IR?
Charles Dickens - Who was he and what his purpose during the IR?
Charles Darwin

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