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Lesson 17 - Exam review

  1. 1. Final Exam Review and Preparation
  2. 2. About the Exam <ul><li>10 multiple choice questions (10%) </li></ul><ul><li>10 true/false questions (10%) </li></ul><ul><li>5 vocabulary words (30%) </li></ul><ul><li>2 essay questions (50%) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 questions will be given, but you will choose 2 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Multiple Choice (10%) <ul><li>The structure and guidelines of the U.S. government is stated in the _______. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A) Constitution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B) Declaration of Independence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C) Magna Carta (Great Charter) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D) Townshend Acts </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. True/False (10%) <ul><li>______ The Magna Carta granted freedom to the slaves after the American Civil War. </li></ul><ul><li>______ The United States of America officially separated from Britain with the Declaration of Independence. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vocabulary (30%) <ul><li>Explain the term: </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This term refers to the economic and social changes in Great Britain during the 18 th and 19 th century. Britain became the “factory of the world” with its technological advancement and large labor force. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Common Vocabulary Words for Essay Questions <ul><li>Explain – to make clear the cause or reason of; account for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Explain the causes of the United States Civil War. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discuss - to consider or examine by argument, comment, etc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Discuss the term “separation of church and state”. Does this term apply to current politics in the United States? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Compare - to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc.) in order to note similarities and differences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Compare the development of capitalism in both Britain and the United States. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Essay Tips <ul><li>Write down some ideas before you begin your essay </li></ul><ul><li>Start with a strong first sentence. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the rest of your essay to support your ideas </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Essay Tips <ul><li>Organize your essay. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Beginning: Briefly state the answer to your question. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Middle: Use facts and knowledge to support your answer. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End: Write a brief summary of your key points. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connect your ideas </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Sample Essay <ul><li>Question: Describe the term “civil disobedience”. Why did Martin Luther King promote non-violence in the push for civil rights? </li></ul><ul><li> “ Civil disobedience” is an active refusal to obey unfair laws. An example of this type of protest is the incident with Rosa Parks. She knowingly disobeyed the bus laws by taking a white man’s seat. </li></ul><ul><li>King did not believe violence was the key to solving the racial problems in the United States. In his speech “I Have a Dream”, he referred to the need of other African-Americans to use “soul force” over physical force. He also stated that the destiny of the two races were closely tied together. </li></ul><ul><li>In conclusion, if African-Americans were to be successful, they would still need to live and work together with whites. Resorting to violence could damage relationships between black and white people and possibly create future problems. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Some Tips <ul><li>Relax! Do not get stressed out by the exam. If you study the key points, you will be fine. </li></ul><ul><li>Study the topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With so much information, it is impossible to remember everything we’ve done in class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Today, I will highlight the topics likely to be on your exam. (If you study these points, then you should be fine) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Exam Review
  12. 12. British History (From the 1 st Book) <ul><ul><li>Pre-feudal society (p. 37-41) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Iberians </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Celts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anglo-Saxons </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vikings (Danes) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compare these groups. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How did they influence British society? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What did they give British society? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. British History (1 st Book) <ul><ul><li>Feudal Society (p. 43-50) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Normans (p. 43) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Feudalism (p. 44) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Magna Carta (The Great Charter) (p. 47) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What did the Normans give to British society? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Explain the emergence of the class-system. (Feudalism) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why was the Great Charter important? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. British History (First Book) <ul><ul><li>The Growth of Capitalism (p. 61-66) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enclosure Movement (p. 61) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foreign Trade (p. 63) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How did the enclosure movement influence the growth of capitalism? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why was trade important to Britain’s economic growth? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Bourgeois Revolution (p. 72-73) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capitalist mode of production (p. 72) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why did capitalism grow so quickly during this time? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. British History (First Book) <ul><ul><li>The Development of Britain After the Revolution (p. 83-85) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foreign Affairs (p. 83) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Colonial Power (p. 84-85) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How did Britain become a colonial power? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revolutions (p. 90-95) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The American Revolution (p. 90) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Industrial Revolution (p. 92-95) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why did the Americans revolt? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why did the industrial revolution take place in Britain? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. British Culture (First Book) <ul><ul><li>Education (p. 154-168) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Public” Schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Old Universities (p. 164) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scottish, Middle-Aged and New Universities (p. 165-167) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Open University (p. 167) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Gap Year (in-class) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compare state schools and “public” schools. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compare the different types of universities. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. British Culture (First Book) <ul><ul><li>The Press, Radio, Television and News Agencies (p. 169-173) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quality Newspapers (p. 169) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Popular Newspapers (p. 169) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sensationalism (in class) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compare the quality and popular newspapers. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Family (p. 221-228) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review some of the key points such as marriage, housing and children. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. United States History (2 nd Book) <ul><ul><li>The American War of Independence (p. 54-65) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Stamp Act and Townshend Acts (p.54-55) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Massacre (p. 56) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boston Tea Party (p. 56) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Significance of the War (p. 63) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Describe some of the events leading up to the war. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Growth of the Nation (p. 66-73) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Louisiana Purchase (p. 68) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Monroe Doctrine (p. 70) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>U.S. Mexican War (p. 72-73) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Describe these events. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do these events reveal about U.S. foreign policy? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Think about our discussion on imperialism. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. United States History <ul><ul><li>The American Civil War (p. 74 -82) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Westward Movement (Manifest Destiny) (p. 74) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Problems with slavery (p. 75-76) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Effects of the War (p. 81) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For this section, you should focus on the social issues of the war. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why were they important in the country’s development? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Racism and the Civil Rights Movements <ul><li>Here are some key points in your book </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reconstruction of the South (p. 83-85) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The People’s Movements (p. 122-125) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss problems faced by minorities in U.S. history. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How did they overcome these difficulties? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Religion in the United States <ul><ul><ul><li>Religion in the United States (p. 217-224) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early religious groups in United States (p. 217-218) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Separation of church and state.” (p. 222) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Explain the development of early religion in America. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is the influence of religion in politics? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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