Mid-Quarter Test Study Guide


The Mid-Quarter Test will be on September 23rd or 24th depending on your class. Use the following study guide to help you prepare for the exam. Remember that the exam will be in essay format, so memorizing dates, places and names may not help you so much if you cannot explain what they mean in a critical and analytical way.
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World History

Mid-Quarter Study Guide


Remember to cite specific examples for all of the following topics:

Factors of Analysis on the Question: How did the west "win"?

Scientific Revolution
Empiricism

Scholasticism

What perspective about the world did Scientific Revolution philosophers hope to push forward?

What problem were early philosophers in the Scientific Revolution trying to solve?

How did Arabic numerals transform science?

What did the Scientific Revolution accomplish?

Key Figures
Roger Bacon

Ptolemy

Nicolaus Copernicus

Tyco Brahe

Johannes Kepler

Galileo Galilei

Francis Bacon

Isaac Newton

Protestant Reformation
What was the purpose of the Protestant Reformation?

What were the major arguments Protestants had against the church?

Describe how the Protestant Reformation was both religious and political.

How did the church respond to the Protestant Reformation?

What was the outcome of the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Reformation or Counter-Reformation?

Key Figures and Ideas
Martin Luther

Lutheranism

John Calvin

Calvinism

Ulrich Zwingli

Zwinglianism

John Knox

Henry VIII

Church of England

Peace of Augsburg

Council of Trent

Inquisition

Age of Exploration / Colonialism or Imperialism 1.0
Causes

Economic

Cultural

Political

Technological

Course
Christopher Columbus

Prince Henry the Navigator

Treaty of Tordesillas

Consequences
Economic

Political

Cultural

Social

The Enlightenment or Age of Reason
Goals of the Enlightenment

Thomas Hobbes’ Social Contract and Natural Law

Baruch Spinoza’s Natural Law

John Locke’s Natural Law and Views on Government

Rene Descartes’ Caresianism

What was absolutism and why were people fighting monarchs?

What were the three common themes of the philosophe movement?

What were the three central ideas of the philosophe movement?

What were Voltaire’s two specific philosophical projects?

Why was the Encyclopedia such a groundbreaking work?

Why did Montesquieu believe that the British constitution was the best form of government?

What are the three recommendations Adam Smith made to develop the modern economy?

How did Cesare Beccaria propose reform to the justice and penal system?

What does Rousseau argue is the difference between being uncivilized and civilized?

What was Rousseau’s version of the Social Contract?

Is the Enlightenment finished or not?


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