Compose short but full and complete paragraph answers (6-8 sentences in length) that describe the historical significance of four (4) of the fifteen (15) terms below. Historical significance is more than a simple definition. Your terms should clearly show detailed evidence for how they are important in both the context of the historical period in question and broader course themes.
Choose 4 from the 27 terms below:
Tennis Court Oath The Berlin Conference Johann Gottlieb Fichte
mercantilism Realpolitik/Weltpolitik Manifest Destiny
Tanzimat reforms Zionism War Capitalism
Dec. of Rights of Man & Citizen Bourgeoisie/Proletariat Creole
Simón Bolívar Liberalism Casement Report
Enlightenment nationalism industrial capitalism
Nation-building secularism Olympe de Gouges
Jean-Jacques Rousseau Theodor Herzl nation-state
New Empire Industrial Revolution Napoleon Bonaparte
Section II: Short Essay –
Compose a short, two-three – (2-3) – paragraph essay (8-10 sentences in length each) in answer to one (1) of the following questions:
Choice A – Define nationalism in nineteenth-century Europe. Give and critically analyze one country-specific examples in your answer.
Choice B – Compare “old” and “new” imperialism in the context of the early modern and modern West.
Choice C – Explain the transition from a mercantilist to a capitalist economy in the late-early-modern West and use Sven Beckert’s book to support your answer.
Choice D – Explain and compare the historical significance of Sven Beckert’s concepts of war capitalism and industrial capitalism?
Choice E – What impact did European colonization (from the 1500s-1800s) have on non-western populations around the world?
Choice F – How did the Scientific Revolutions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries influence the Enlightenment movement of the eighteenth century?
Choice G – Discuss citizenship in the context of the French Revolution. Use the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen and the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizen in your answer.
Choice H- Explain the role that slavery played in the history of early modern Atlantic World empire.