HIS 102
Unit 15:  Final Exam

Moscow at Night

Jason Stubler has correctly identified this as the Kazanskii vokzal (Kazan Station aka Moscow Railway Station) for extra credit.  Photo courtesy Thomas T. Hammond.

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What you must do in this unit
  • Read chapter 29 in the textbook.
  • Briefly review all of the applicable chapters in the textbook since the midterm exam.
  • Read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Declaration is available in over three hundred languages, and the site includes an explanation of how the Declaration was drafted.
  • Check out Professor Campbell's video, Is Globalization B.S.?
  • Study the Questions to Consider and the Key Terms for the unit.
  • Take the Final Exam (250 points). IMPORTANT, as we come to the end of the course: To earn a grade of A, B, C or D, you must complete all required assignments, including the group project, and the two exams and earn the required number of points in the course.
What you can do in this unit
  • Listen to some further information about this unit as a mp3 file.  You can also read the information as a txt file.
  • Take a look at the notes on the Dair Mar Elia monastery in Iraq. These were done by Joe Costigan, a student in HIS 111.
Some videos that you can watch for this unit
  • See also the videos dealing with the UN Declaration of Rights in the HIS 112 course.
  • For extra credit please suggest to your instructor a relevant video for this unit of the course. Send the title of the video, the URL and a brief explanation of why you find the video interesting and applicable to the material that is being studied in this unit.
Extra Credit Options
  • For up to 10 points of extra credit, choose one of the famous quotes about the study of history--scroll down that page to find a list of quotes--(Get permission from your instructor first.) and write a long paragraph in which you explain who the author of the quote was, what he/she meant by the quote and then your evaluation of the quote's accuracy. You can also use the material on these two links, Historians and Why We Study History. Don't forget to cite your sources.
  • For extra credit, please suggest a relevant website for this unit of the course.  Send your instructor the title of the site, the URL and a brief explanation why you find the information interesting and applicable to the material being studied this unit.
Unit Learning Objectives
  • Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to (1) define the process of globalization in the Western world, (2) explain the relationship between the "developed" and "less-developed" countries of the world and (3) analyze a historical primary source.

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