Final Exam Review Sheet 11th Grade Modern World History

Final Exam Review Sheet
11th Grade Modern World History- Academic and Honors
Students should understand the meaning and significance of the people, places, terms and concepts identified under
each unit. Unit designations are based on the course of study.
REMINDER: THIS IS A STUDY GUIDE. If all you do is glance at this once, your chances for success haven’t improved
at all. You’ll do better understanding not just what these are, but how they fit together, how they answer bigger themes of
the course, and so forth.
Unit I: Geography, Culture and Religion
Religions and Beliefs: Judaism Christianity Islam Hinduism Buddhism
Geography: Asia, Africa, Europe, Middle East, Latin America
Unit II: Enlightenment, French Revolution, Napoleon
Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment
Hobbes/Locke/Rousseau/ Montesquieu Adam Smith Philosophes (characteristics, examples)
Women and Salons
Enlightened Despots
King Louis XVI French Revolution (causes, events, people) Napoleon (achievements, empire)
Congress of Vienna/Settlement
Unit III: Industrial Revolution, and Nationalism
Latin American Revolutions (Simon Bolivar)
Nationalism 1830’s/1840’s Revolutions
Italian/German Unifications
(Garibaldi, Cavour, Bismarck)
Agricultural/Industrial Revolutions
Social Consequences of Industrialization
Laissez-faire Capitalism vs. Socialism and Communism
Karl Marx and Communist Manifesto
Unit IV: Imperialism and the Non-Western World
Suffrage Movement Self-Rule Social Darwinism Motives/Incentives for Imperialism Resistance to Imperialism- forms,
“White Man’s Burden”
Direct/Indirect Colonial Control
Berlin Conference (1884-1885)
Suez Canal
Sepoy Mutiny
Opium Wars
Taiping/Boxer Rebellions
Meiji Era Japanese Expansion
Russo-Japanese War Extraterritoriality
Unit V: World War I
Causes of World War I
Total War
Treaty of Versailles
League of Nations
Unit VI: Revolution and Nationalism
Czarist Russia
Russian Revolutions of 1905
1917 Revolution (March/Bolshevik)
Jiang Jieshi vs. Mao Zedong (Nationalists vs. Communists)
Long March
Indian Nationalism
Salt March
Unit VII: Years of Crisis and World War II
Great Depression (global consequences)
Hitler and Nazism
Hitler’s non-military aggression
Causes of World War II (1930s)
European Theatre
Pacific Theater
Major Turning Points
Soviet war effort
Consequences of World War II
Unit VIII: Post-World War Era
Cold War
Cold War confrontations (Asia, Latin America, Middle East)
United Nations
World Systems (1st /2nd/3rd)
Iron Curtain Rival alliances (NATO/Warsaw)
Chinese Civil War
“Two Chinas” Maoist China
Great Leap Forward/Cultural Revolution
Deng Xiaoping
De-Stalinization and Soviet repression
Decolonization/Third World Independence Movements
Indian Independence and Nehru
India/Pakistan conflict
African independence (Big ideas)
Israel/Palestine/Middle East Wars/PLO
Sunnis and Shiites
Modern Africa (political and economic challenges)
Globalization (patterns/trends)
European Union
Gorbachev (glasnost/perestroika)
Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe/Soviet Union
Tiananmen Square