STUDY SHEET FOR HISTORY 111,
A. Exam 3 will be given on Thursday, June 22, 2000.
B. Exam 3 will cover:
- All lectures from June 15 (High Middle Ages) through June 21 (Renaissance).
- Perry et al., Western Civilization, pages 228-322.
Use the text to answer questions which occur to you as you study other materials, to cover topics we have not had time to discuss in class, and to reinforce in your memory the material we cover in class.
- Donít forget to review the textbook material on the rise of states (pgs. 235-241) and the Middle Ages and Modern Period Compared (pgs. 289-295) which was covered on Quiz 3.
- Give priority to studying lecture notes
C. Outline Of Exam 3
- Take-home question (20 points)
- Refer to the handout entitled "Take-home Questions for
Exams" for questions. Don't forget to choose a different
question topic than you used on the last exam.
- Write your essay about the period of history beginning with
the High Middle Ages (A.D. 1000) and ending with the Renaissance
- In-class essay question (30 points, 20 minutes)
- Multiple choice and short answer questions (50 points, 25
D. In-Class Essays for Exam 3
Students will be required to answer ONE
in-class essay question as a part of Exam 3. The following is
a list of potential essay questions for the exam. Two of the essays
questions below will be on Exam 3. Each student will pick one
of these questions to answer on of the exam. Be sure to cite specific
examples to support your answers.
- Discuss the New Agricultural Revolution of the High Middle
Ages. What factors caused the revolution? What agricultural innovations
were made as a result of the revolution? What were the long-term
effects of the Agricultural Revolution?
- Discuss the Commercial and Urban Revolutions of the High Middle
Ages. What were the causes of these revolutions? What were their
- Discuss the origins of the new middle class in the High Middle
Ages. Which groups made up the traditional social classes of European
society before 1000? What difficulties were experienced as a result
of the addition of a new middle class to this social structure?
What were the attitudes of the other classes toward the new middle
class? What were the consequences of the appearance of the new
- Discuss medieval education. What was the state of medieval
education before 1100? What factors caused an expansion of the
primary school system in the twelfth century? What were the consequences
of this expansion? What factors caused the origin and expansion
of medieval universities during the twelfth century? What were
the consequences of the development of the medieval university?
- Discuss the rise of national monarchies and the modern state
during the High Middle Ages. What were the powers and status of
western European kings before 1000? What factors contributed to
the rise of the modern state as a form of political organization?
What are the defining functions and powers of the modern state?
Discuss the factors which led to the evolution of national monarchies
and the modern state in England and France.
- Discuss the religious revival and reform movement of the High
Middle Ages. What were the major problems facing the Church in
the year 1000? How were the goals of the Cluniac reform movement
directed toward solving these problems? What effect did the Cluniac
reform movement have on the Church? What is meant by the term
papal monarchy? How did the effort to reform the church lead to
papal monarchy? How did the papal monarchy lead the popes into
conflict with European kings.
- Discuss the Crisis of the Later Middle Ages (1300-1500). What
were the major calamities which Europe experienced during this
period? What were the causes of these calamities? What were the
consequences of these calamities? Which of these calamities had
the most important long-term effect on history?
- Discuss the Renaissance (1350-1550). What was the Renaissance?
What were its principal characteristics? What caused the Renaissance?
How did the culture of the Renaissance differ from the culture
of the Middle Ages? What was Renaissance humanism? What were the
principal accomplishments of Renaissance culture? Who were some
of the principal artists, writers, and thinkers of the Renaissance
and what were some of their principal works? What were the long-term
consequences of the Renaissance?
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