FINAL EXAM – WORLD HISTORY 020
Exams are to be submitted via iLearn no latter than 11:00 AM on Monday,
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Part I. Cumulative Essay [50 points].
Please respond to ONE of the two prompts listed below in a 2.5 – 3 page essay. Be certain to integrate at least FIVE key terms from the course lectures into your answer:
1. Please explain the significance of national self- determination in relation to Imperialism, World War I, and processes of Decolonization. Be sure to provide at least three distinct geographic examples in your response.
2. What international organizations arose in response to World War I, and what organizations, moreover, emerged in response to World War II? How effective were these organizations at achieving their stated / charter enshrined objectives?
Part II. Second Essay [50 points]. Please write a second short essay of 2.5 – 3 pages responding to the prompt below. As with the cumulative essay, be certain to integrate at least FIVE key terms from the course:
Using three specific geographic examples from lecture, write an essay that explores Cold War tensions between the USSR and the United States. How did these tensions – in terms of ideology, logistics, and war – extend beyond the borders of the concerned superpowers?
Extra Credit (for a total of 2 points): What are Chakrabarty’s four theses? Each correct identification will be awarded 1⁄2 a point.