History 1123 -- Spring 2004
Quiz Review Sheet
Please Note, As the Review Sheet Was Not Up by the Deadline Promised Due
to Technical Problems, I Have Reduced the Number of Essay Questions You Need
to Prepare for the Quiz and Eliminated Section III.
Also, please note that the quiz is designed to last for 40 minutes.
Part I: ID's (5 points possible).
Be able to identify who or what each of the following items was; when the
event or phenomenon took place; and
describe its historical significance. I will choose five of these for you
to answer on the quiz.
German Peasant War, 1525
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)
commercialization of agriculture
Amsterdam Bank of Exchange (Wisselbank), 1609
asiento de negros
Vincent Ogé, c. 1750-1791
gens de coleur
Battle of Plassey, 1757
division of labor
"A Debt of Honor"
Sepoy Mutiny, 1857
Nian Rebellion, 1853-1868
The Great Trek (1836-1854)
Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904)
Sokoto Caliphate (1809-1906)
King Menelik II (1844-1913, r. 1889-1913)
Part II: Essay. I will choose one of the questions below for the quiz (10
1. Compare and contrast the following two periods/approaches to Dutch rule
in Indonesia: the Cultivation System and the Ethical Policy.
2. Colonialism in the 19th century cannot be understood without considering
the economic and social history of Europe in the period from 1400-1800. Agree
or disagree with this statement, briefly explaining your reasons and giving