HIS 415 DeVry Midterm Exam



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HIS 415 DeVry Midterm Exam


HIS 415 DeVry Midterm Exam

HIS 415 DeVry Midterm Exam

Question 1. Question (TCO 1) Staying objective as historians makes special demands of us. Which of the following is a good example?

  • Relearning old concepts and vocabulary
  • Investing time in study
  • Setting aside preconceptions and political views
  • Visualizing our participation in the events of history

Question 2. Question : (TCO 1) There are several types of resource material for historical study and research. One of them is the secondary type; what is distinctive about it?

  • It has been translated into English for our use.
  • It consists of gathered reports in consolidated form.
  • It is only available in encyclopedia publications.
  • It is the most reliable form of research.

Question 3. Question : (TCO 1) Of the five major forms of government operating in the 20th century, our course describes two in a competitive struggle called the Cold War. What is distinctive about communism?

  • It seeks to distribute wealth equally but hold it in the hands of government.
  • It is a conservative system that reacts to outside influences.
  • It promotes private ownership of industry.
  • It is committed to a large military and naval presence in the world.

Question 4. Question : (TCO 1) What is a very good example of a primary research resource in historical study?

  • Textbooks written for academic courses
  • Eyewitness reports about events
  • Biographies of major leaders
  • Media reports of radio and television

Question 5. Question : (TCOs 1&3) One problem in diplomatic negotiations is that some agreements may not be honored. What does that mean?

  • A stalemate would not be broken and negotiations would cease.
  • Agreed pairs of action would be honored by one party, but not matched by the others.
  • The heads of state represented by negotiators would not accept the results.
  • Negotiators would doubt the each other’s honesty.

Question 6. Question : (TCO 2) There were several other Asian countries with abundant resources, so why did the French choose to colonize Vietnam?