Be able to identify and explain the historical significance of the following terms

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Modern World History Semester Exam Review
Unit I Review
Be able to identify and explain the historical significance of the following terms:

  • Columbian Exchange

  • Spanish Americas

  • Peninsulare, Creole, Mulatto, Mestizo

  • Mercantilism

  • Encomienda

  • Suleiman

  • Hagia Sophia

  • Ukiyo-e Art

  • Shintoism

  • Buddhism

  • Dutch Learning Movement

  • Closed Country Edict

  • Absolutism

  • Enlightenment

  • Natural Rights

  • Scientific Revolution

  • Scientific Method

  • Atlantic Revolutions

  • Also be able to answer and explain the following questions.

  1. Compare the Eastern Hemisphere trade to Western Hemisphere trade, including extent of trade routes, regulation of trade, and goods traded. How did trade change after 1450?

  1. Describe China’s role in creating a truly global economy.

  1. Analyze the positive and negative consequences of the Columbian Exchange, including the effects on population.

  1. Compare the political, social, and religious systems of the Spanish Empire in the Americas to the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East.

  1. Explain the importance of the Hagia Sophia as a representation of cultural change.

  1. What events led to Japan’s isolation in the 17th century? How did this impact their culture? (Think about both cultural strengthening and global influences).

  1. Analyze the impact of the printing press in Europe during the 18th century.

  1. Identify three leaders of the Scientific Revolution and their contributions to science.

  1. How are the Atlantic Revolutions influenced by the Enlightenment? Identify two Enlightenment ideas that you believe would have led to political change.

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of the Atlantic Revolutions in its outcomes. To what extent were Enlightenment ideas reflected in the new constitutions?

  • Unit II Exam Review

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