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HIS 1000C- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 23 pages long!)Premium

23 pages50 viewsSpring 2018

Department
History
Course Code
HIS 1000C
Professor
Michael A.Jeziorski
Study Guide
Midterm

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HIS 1000C
Midterm EXAM
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History notes
January 19, 2018
Professor Michael
What is history?
Essentially a timeline
Chroologial reord of sigifiat eets as affetig a atio or istitutio ofte
including an explanation of their causes
The ancient Greek, Herodotus is osidered to e the Father of Histor
It is important to record the past
Winston Churchill- Prie iister of Eglad durig orld ar 2 defies histor as Histor
is ritte  the itors
George Bernard Shaw- Plariter, defied histor as if history repeats itself, and the
uepeted alas happes, ho iapale ust Ma e of learig fro eperiee.
Henry ford- Fouder of the Ford idustries said, Histor is ore or less uk
Napoleon Bonaparte- A French conqueror history is a set of lies agreed upon
Is History an art?
Art is a subject of study primarily concerned with human creativity and social life,
suh as laguages, literature…
Is History a science?
Science us a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths
gained through observation and experimentation.
What is historiography?
The study of the development of historical method, historical research, and writing
The methods of historical research and presentation
The history of history
How historians have interpreted the past
Difference ways of writing history
Economic history: Analyzing history from an economic point of view. For example,
they are trying to preserve the resources etc. Historians have viewed the history
from an economic perspective.
Feminist history: A typical high school textbook makes it look like 80% of history
victory was done by men.
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Revisionism: Historians who take a look at something that most people would look
like as facts. Taking something as a fact and arguing maybe it is not 100% correct.
Military history: Pretty much the history of military. For example, wars, combats,
weapons etc.
World history
When studying western civilization and global history, many forms of historiography
are utilized. However, the one school of thought that dominates western civilization
is world history.
Historians would say that if you look at individual events, none of the events are
same. However, if you look at from a broad point of view the events are all similar.
Unit 1: The scientific revolution and the age of discovery
Western Europe: England, France, Spain Portugal and the Netherlands Those
countries are starting to travel, explore.
International trade starts to increase
Merchant ships are now being developed
Ships are not just being built for battle but rather for trade
We’re eoig ore gloall oeted
Western Europe is really advancing
In Asia China is emerging as a developed country in that part of the world
Asiks, Mayas and the Inkins
Consequences of Globalization and international trade
Disease
Europeans immune system were stronger than the native Americans since they
started interacting with the world long before the native Americans did.
Small pox
Tuberculosis
Flu
Infuenza
Advantages:
New Plants and New animals
Which in turn leads to new medicine being invented
Countries start to use diplomacy.
Diploa: You’re ot goig to ar eer tie. Not eer dispute eeds a ar
for it to be resolved.
Challenging the authority of church
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