Your Final Exam for semester 2 will consist of one essay question.
You can find your final exam review sheet HERE.
If you’re comfortable/familiar with all the information on it, this final exam won’t be no thing!
After learning about the benefits as well as the “problems” of newly industrialized society, it is now up to you to SOLVE those problems! Use the learning helper below to do so:
Make a copy of the following doc!
An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his famous, allegory of the cave.
You are going to create an allegory of the French Revolution! This will galvanize your content knowledge as well has help with your causal and contextual understanding.
Download the Assignment here: Analogy Assignment
Download the assignment rubric here: French Revolution Allegory Assignment Rubric
Take out a pencil and a piece of paper. This will be step 1 to elevating your analytical skills!
- Write clear directions regarding how to make a paper airplane
- Read your directions to your partner while they follow them. Repeat the process for the other partner
- We’ll discuss as a class!
No Way! We’re WAY too educated and enlightened for that right?! Plus, america is a democracy, that could never happen in a democracy…..
Not so fast…read the beautifully historic piece written by Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institute in the Washington Post below:
When finished, reflect on the following questions:
- Are the historical based arguments Kagan uses valid? Why or why not?
- Can you think of other historical arguments that would be appropriate that Kagan left out?
- What are some important distinguishing factors that Kagan left out of his historical examples?
- Do you agree with his thesis?
Analyze how Individuals Create and Change Culture, Authority, or Governance
For your final project, you and your group will have to create a mini museum exhibit that answers the above question. Please see link below on how exactly you’ll execute that task as well as what is required:
World History Final Project
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Note Taking Form (required)
Fear is indeed a tool of political control. The question is the degree to which the marketing of fear and subsequent exploitation is purposeful.
There are some very famous examples of purposeful exploitation of fear for political control and personal gain. I’m sure Hitler comes to mind, as he should. However after this learning activity, two more should come to mind.
Download and complete the learning helper below and be ready to discuss at length next class!
Red Scare and Fear as Control