A Few Words About Your Final ...
Students should concentrate on reviewing their study guides and maps
for each chapter (prologue-12). Tests will be available for review during lunch and after school; please make an
appointment with Mrs. Fine to view these tests (NB- these tests CANNOT leave the classroom!). Spending 15-30 minutes a night
reviewing the terms and how they relate to these major themes will help break down the information into manageable
Development and Influence of Imperialism (Major people and events, countries, discrimination, legacy,
Africa, Asia, India, China, South Africa, Nigera, etc)
- Development and Influence of democratic institutions (Britain, US,
- Development and Influence of the Enlightenment (philosophes &
- Development and Influence of the American Revolution (major documents
and battles, major figures, spread of democracy & revolution)
- Development and Influence of the French Revolution (major events &
people, cycle of change in government, spread of Enlightenment ideas)
- Development and Influence of the Latin American Revolutions (freedom
from Europe, turbulent cycles, major persons & areas)
- Development and Influence of the Industrial Revolution (major conditions
and events, major people, class system, urbanization, culture, political influences)
- Development and Influence of Nationalism (Major people & events,
Italy,Germany, Austria, Ottoman Empire, Russia, discrimination, legacy in 20th century)
By reviewing these ideas, students will have an overview of history
that is consistent with state standards, and easily reviewed for state testing in the spring.
The actual state standards are as follows:
relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development
of Western political thought.
- Analyze the similarities and differences in Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman
views of law, reason and faith, and duties of the individual.
- Trace the development of the Western political ideas of the rule of law
and illegitimacy of tyranny, using selections from Plato's Republic and
- Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems
in the contemporary world.
compare and contrast the Glorious Revolution of England, the American Revolution, and
the French Revolution and their enduring effects worldwide on the political expectations for self-government and individual
- Compare the major ideas of philosophers and their effects on the democratic
revolutions in England, the United States,
France, and Latin America (e.g., John
Locke, Charles-Louis Montesquieu, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Simón Bolívar, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison).
- List the principles of the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights (1689),
the American Declaration of Independence (1776), the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen (1789), and the
U.S. Bill of Rights (1791).
- Understand the unique character of the American Revolution, its spread
to other parts of the world, and its continuing significance to other nations.
- Explain how the ideology of the French Revolution led France to develop from constitutional monarchy to democratic despotism to the Napoleonic
- Discuss how nationalism spread across Europe
with Napoleon but was repressed for a generation under the Congress of Vienna and Concert of Europe until the Revolutions
analyze the effects of the Industrial Revolution in England, France, Germany, Japan,
and the United States.
- Analyze why England
was the first country to industrialize.
- Examine how scientific and technological changes and new forms of energy
brought about massive social, economic, and cultural change (e.g., the inventions and discoveries of James Watt, Eli Whitney,
Henry Bessemer, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Edison).
- Describe the growth of population, rural to urban migration, and growth
of cities associated with the Industrial Revolution.
- Trace the evolution of work and labor, including the demise of the slave
trade and the effects of immigration, mining and manufacturing, division of labor, and the union movement.
- Understand the connections among natural resources, entrepreneurship,
labor, and capital in an industrial economy.
- Analyze the emergence of capitalism as a dominant economic pattern and
the responses to it, including Utopianism, Social Democracy, Socialism, and Communism.
- Describe the emergence of Romanticism in art and literature (e.g., the
poetry of William Blake and William Wordsworth), social criticism (e.g., the novels of Charles Dickens), and the move away
from Classicism in Europe.
analyze patterns of global change in the era of New Imperialism in at least two of the following regions or countries: Africa,
Southeast Asia, China, India, Latin America, and the Philippines.
- Describe the rise of industrial economies and their link to imperialism
and colonial-ism (e.g., the role played by national security and strategic advantage; moral issues raised by the search for
national hegemony, Social Darwinism, and the missionary impulse; material issues such as land, resources, and technology).
- Discuss the locations of the colonial rule of such nations as England, France, Germany,
Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Portugal, and the United States.
- Explain imperialism from the perspective of the colonizers and the colonized
and the varied immediate and long-term responses by the people under colonial rule.
- Describe the independence struggles of the colonized regions of the world,
including the roles of leaders, such as Sun Yat-sen in China,
and the roles of ideology and religion.
from: Califronia State Board of Education. Content Standards. http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/. January 2, 2010.
Don't forget to write down questions or clarifications for Mrs. Fine
as you study! You can ask them in class at the beginning of the period and theoretically, review every day from now
until the test.