ADVANCED PLACEMENT EUROPEAN HISTORY
UNIT V: Social Change and Political Revolution
ESSENTAIL QUESTION: How does a political revolution impact the individual?
McKay, et al. A History of Western Society. Chapter 19, pp.628-659 and Chapter 20, pp. 660-688
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS (DQ’s):
1. How did mercantilism and the growth of trade impact international relations from the end of the Thirty Years’ War to the end of the Seven Year’s War?
2. Outline the significant facts comparing the family life, working patterns, pre-marital sex practices and attitudes, childcare, and education of pre-industrial Europe to present-day (post-industrial) patterns.
SHORT ANSWERS (SA’s):
1. Compare and explain the population trends of the 17th and 18th centuries.
2. Explain how and/or why the textile industry is the best example of the putting out system. Explain the lifestyle found in the British colonies of North America. (You should be able to compare and contrast the lifestyles of the British, French, and Spanish colonists)
3. Why do you think the Battle of Quebec is on most lists as one of the most important battles in history?
4. Answer the questions on page 648.
5. Describe the typical diet and nutritional intake of people in early modern Europe.
6. Discuss the link between diet and individual health found in early modern Europe.
7. Describe the medical practices typical to early modern Europe.
8. Discuss hospitals, hospital practices, and experimental medicine in early modern Europe.
9. Discuss the import and influence of the institutional church in European social life.
10. Describe the causes and effects of the Protestant revival of eighteenth century Europe.
11. Describe the practices in Catholicism typical of eighteenth-century Europe.
12. Describe the practices of leisure and recreation typical to early modern Europe.
13. Discuss the criticism of education and the new methods offered by Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
I.B.’s: “Important because . . .”:
1) cottage industry/domestic industry; 2) putting-out system; 3) flying shuttle; 4) John Kay; 5) Navigation Acts; 6) Seven Years War; 7) French and Indian War; 8) William Pitt (the Elder); 9) Treaty of Paris 1763 (terms and effects); 10) Battle of Quebec; 11) James Wolfe; 12) English (British) East India Company; 13) creoles; 14) mestizos; 15) extended family; 16) nuclear family; 17) St. Vincent de Paul; 18) “poor people’s food”; 19) scurvy; 20) gout; 21) bloodletting; 22) cauterizing; 23) midwife; 24) Edward Jenner; 25)Pietism; 26) John Wesley; 27)Lent; 28)Carnival (Mardi Gras, Fasching)