CLASSTIME: 9:00 11:00
1. Under the ____________________ dynasty, Chinese population grew significantly.
2. The ____________________ view of society was patriarchal.
3. The 1689 ____________________ _____ ____________________ excluded Russia from northern Manchuria.
4. During the reign of emperor ____________________ the Qing dynasty reached its highest level of prosperity and power.
5. The ____________________ were the most powerful feudal leaders in Japan from the 10th to 19th century.
6. In the early 1600s, Tokugawa Ieyasu established his headquarters in __________ .
7. “____________________ ____________________ ____________________” refers to trade officially sanctioned by the Japanese ruler.
8. The Narrow Road of Oku was written by the Japanese poet and former Samurai, ____________________ .
9. The ____________________ were the elite Korean families during the Choson period.
10. The “_______________ __________ __________ _______________” refers to southward movement of Vietnamese peoples.
11. The House of ____________________ was ruling family of Brandenburg/Prussia since 1417.
12. The ____________________ were Calvinists who wanted to purify the Anglican church.
13. From 1649 to 1660, England was in fact a military despotism but officially was called a Puritan ____________________ led by Oliver Cromwell.
14. Politically, the ____________________ ____________________ replaced James II with William and Mary.
15. The _______________________ ______________________ was a document to provide for the legal basis for a single line of inheritance within the Habsburg dynasty through Charles VI’s daughter, Maria Theresa.
16. The ____________________ _____ ____________________ was a defensive alliance against Louis XIV.
17. The ____________________ ____________________ refers to social, economic, and political relationships before 1789.
18. The concept of “____________________ ____________________” maintained that the household was the fundamental unit of production and consumption.
19. The ____________________ ____________________ resulted in larger farms and social turmoil.
20. The consolidation or common lands in England by the British landlords to increase production and commercial profits was known as ____________________ .
21. The Ottoman Empire originally centered on the modern-day country of ____________________ .
22. ____________________ was the true founder of the Ottoman Empire.
23. Islamic religious law is known as ____________________.
24. The ____________________ system required each province of the Ottoman Empire to furnish a levy of Christian boys who were raised as Muslims and became soldiers in the Ottoman army.
25. The most famous slave corps in the Ottoman military was the _____________________ .
26. After 1774, the protector of Orthodox Christians in the Islamic empires was ____________________ .
27. In the Safavid Empire, Shah Isma’il enforced ___________________ conformity.
28. The ____________________ school of theological-philosophical thought merged Persian Islamic thought with Islamic traditions of Aristotelianism and Platonism.
29. ____________________ can be described as a religious eclectic who showed not only tolerance but also unusual interest in different religious traditions.
30. The Mughal dynasty sought to end the political fragmentation of ____________________.
31. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the area of scientific advancement that most captured the learned imagination was ____________________ .
32. Copernicus’ _____ _____ ____________________ _____ _____ ____________________ ____________________ (1543) challenged the prevailing Ptolemaic model of the universe.
33. Newton’s great work was called ____________________ ____________________ .
34. The ____________________ was an 18th century movement that held that change and reform were possible and desirable through the application of reason and science.
35. ____________________ ____________________ believed that human beings were blank slates at the time of birth (i.e., having no inborn ideas).
36. 18th century writers and critics, known as ____________________ , forged the new attitudes favorable to change and sought to apply reason and common sense to the institutions and societies of their day.
37. ____________________ regarded God as like a divine watchmaker, setting nature to work.
38. In Candide, ___________________ attacked war, religious persecution, and what he regarded as unwarranted optimism about the human condition.
39. Adam Smith is associated with ____________________-____________________ economic thought.
40. ____________________ ____________________ is a term used to describe the policies of rulers who strengthened central administration to attempt enlightened reforms.
SECTION II: Choose TWO of the following
questions and write a complete essay for each. (10 points possible for
each essay—20 points total.) The essays must be type-written,
double-spaced, one-inch margins.
SECTION II: Choose TWO of the following questions and write a complete essay for each. (10 points possible for each essay—20 points total.) The essays must be type-written, double-spaced, one-inch margins.
1. Compare and contrast the influence of Chinese culture and government in Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. How did each state use Chinese culture to build their own states? What were the results of state-building in each place?
2. What were the two models of European political development during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and what were the primary components of those models? What were the conditions under which each of these models tended to develop?
3. What were the common reasons for the rise of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires? What were some of their primary accomplishments? What were the reasons for their decline?
4. What were some of John Locke’s most important ideas? Most specifically, discuss his views contained in Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Two Treatises of Government, and Letter Concerning Toleration. How would you evaluate John Locke’s influence on modern thought?
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